Synonyms of onside
Definition of onside
(of a player, especially in soccer or hockey) occupying a position on the field where playing the ball or puck is allowed; not offside.
The Cowboys seemed to remember this and went onside on their very first kickoff chance for opening day 2001.
Example of onside
After verifying the onside linebacker is not blitzing, the fullback runs a sit-down pattern about 5 yards over the middle.
An offensive tackle blocks down on a defensive tackle, the onside guard, in most cases, blocks the outside linebacker, and the fullback kicks out on the defensive end.
And then, down the other end, Wolff is played onside by Marquez.
As the kick was about to be taken the two designated players then ran back into onside positions to await any ‘bits and pieces’ that might develop.
But what his manager would have given for him to be half a yard onside , rather than offside, when Craig Burley drilled a low shot goalwards in the 84th minute.
Even when we managed to score an early goal in the league cup semi final second leg at Anfield, it was ruled offside. It was so onside , we would have won that match and got to two finals that year.
Few people can say that they really understand the change that permits a player to stand in an offside position at the start of a move and then be in an onside position to score at its climax.
Free kick from the right, and the Swiss comically attempt to play the Croatians offside, the result of which is most of the Croatian team left most definitely onside and with only Stiel to beat.
He probably would if he got the ball and was onside at the same time.
He said Fowler was definitely onside for the first goal and neither he nor his players had any offside issues at the time with either of the other two goals.