Meaning & Definition of Besides in English
1. Making an additional point
- "I don't want to go to a restaurant
- Besides, we can't afford it"
- "She couldn't shelter behind him all the time and in any case he wasn't always with her"
- in any case
2. In addition
- "He has a mercedes, too"
- as well
Examples of using
There are plenty more fish in the sea besides him.
I don't want to go, and besides it's too late.
I went to the supermarket and bought three oranges, besides two soda bottles.