Besides vs Simultaneously - What's the difference?

besides | simultaneously |


As adverbs the difference between besides and simultaneously

is that besides is (conjunctive) also; in addition while simultaneously is occurring at the same time.

As a preposition besides

is (obsolete) beside.

besides

English

Preposition

(English prepositions)
  • (obsolete) Beside.
  • In addition, in addition to.
  • * 1661 , , The Life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. H. Hammond
  • During the whole time of his abode in the university he generally spent thirteen hours of the day in study; by which assiduity besides an exact dispatch of the whole course of philosophy, he read over in a manner all classic authors that are extant
  • * August 3, 2008] - [[w:Schlock Mercenary, Schlock Mercenary]
  • Captain Tagon': Wait. … Ebby, if Schlock goes out make sure he's carrying something '''besides''' those two plasma cannons.
    '''Ebinoth''': When you say "'
    besides
    ," do you mean "in addition to," or "instead of"? Because one of those is a really hard sell.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=18 April, author=Phil McNulty, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona , passage=n the end, Chelsea's organisation and discipline was rewarded but Di Matteo knows they will have to produce the same - and more besides - in the Nou Camp to confirm a meeting with either Real Madrid or Bayern Munich in the final in Munich next month.}}
  • Other than; except for; instead of.
  • * August 3, 2008] - [[w:Schlock Mercenary, Schlock Mercenary]
  • Captain Tagon': Wait. … Ebby, if Schlock goes out make sure he's carrying something '''besides''' those two plasma cannons.
    '''Ebinoth''': When you say "'
    besides
    ," do you mean "in addition to," or "instead of"? Because one of those is a really hard sell.

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (conjunctive) also; in addition
  • (conjunctive) moreover; furthermore
  • (conjunctive) otherwise; else
  • (obsolete) On one side.
  • (Shakespeare)

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    See also

    * on top of that

    Usage notes

    ; Not to be confused with * beside English conjunctive adverbs 1000 English basic words

    simultaneously

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • Occurring at the same time.
  • *
  • The hens woke up squawking with terror because they had all dreamed simultaneously of hearing a gun go off in the distance.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author=(Timothy Garton Ash)
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Where Dr Pangloss meets Machiavelli , passage=Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. Some call it geoeconomics, but it's geopolitics too. The current power play consists of an extraordinary range of countries simultaneously sitting down to negotiate big free trade and investment agreements.}}