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Synonyms for sideline

stand on the sidelines


  • not get involved
  • not take part
  • not participate
  • be passive

Synonyms for sideline

a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field

Related Words

remove from the center of activity or attention

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Joe Allen has recovered from a groin niggle, but Garry Monk, Neil Taylor and Andrea Orlandi remain sidelined.
When Lugo was sidelined, the Rebels were outscored 19-7 and went 1-7-1.
With Northwestern-bound forward Jenny Dunn sidelined most of the season with injuries, Gomez - a midfield playmaker - has been the Royals' most valuable player.
There's a possibility USC defensive end Chris Barrett might miss the season, if tests determine he sustained the same shoulder injury that sidelined him last year.
Adam Deadmarsh, sidelined for more than a year, has passed all concussion testing since December 2002 but has not skated or done conditioning since Nov.
Not only were Elton Brand and Marko Jaric sidelined, Quentin Richardson went down in the first quarter with a mild left-ankle sprain.
With two starters - maybe three including Jaric - sidelined, the Clippers needed to pick up scoring slack.
Lubo stays home: Defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky, sidelined the past six games with back spasms, did not accompany the team on its trip to Nashville and Dallas.
While wingers Adam Deadmarsh and Ian Laperriere returned from concussions Saturday night, defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky remains sidelined with back spasms.