side with someone

side with someone
side with (someone) to agree with or support someone.

When workers have sued companies for violating their privacy, judges have usually sided with the employer.

Usage notes: the opposite meaning is expressed by side against someone - to disagree with or not support someone:

As much as I hate to side against a friend, I feel she is wrong.

Related vocabulary: take sides

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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