• prep. “In consideration of the needs or demands of: AS TO.” (Weiser)

Example Sentences

  • “Mitzad me we can leave now, but we have to wait for the other passengers to be ready.” (Weiser)

  • "I meant mitzad the parents, if they are still involved with regular life (doctor's appointments were an example) -- the boy comes home more often than once every X weeks, the parents can see for themselves if the boy isn't happy." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • TH מצד > Y מצד mitsad

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • North America


      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings


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