What is Besides ?
Besides is (prep) as well as They have two other cars besides the big Ford. Besides the football team, our town also has a hockey team. Besides managing the shop, he also teaches in the evening. (adv) 1. as well He paints, plays chess and has lots of other interests besides. 2. in any case I don’t want to go for a picnic besides, it’s starting to rain.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level