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English adjective: outside

1. outside relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit


SamplesAn outside margin.


Similarafter-school, extracurricular, extracurricular, right


See alsoexternal


Antonymsinside

2. outside coming from the outside


SamplesExtraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph.
Relying upon an extraneous income.
Disdaining outside pressure groups.


Synonymsexternal, extraneous


Similarextrinsic


Antonymsintrinsic, intrinsical

3. outside originating or belonging beyond some bounds:


SamplesThe outside world.
Outside interests.
An outside job.


Similarexternal


Antonymsinternal

4. outside located, suited for, or taking place in the open air


SamplesOutdoor clothes.
Badminton and other outdoor games.
A beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding.


Synonymsout-of-door, outdoor


Similaralfresco, open-air, outdoorsy


See alsoexterior


Antonymsindoor

5. outside functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit


SamplesExtramural hospital care and treatment.
Extramural studies.


Similarextramural


Antonymsintramural

6. outside leading to or from the outside


SamplesAn outside door.


Similarexterior


Antonymsinterior

7. outside from or between other countries


SamplesExternal commerce.
International trade.
Developing nations need outside help.


Synonymsexternal, international


Similarforeign


Antonymsdomestic

8. outside very unlikely


SamplesAn outside chance.
A remote possibility.
A remote contingency.


Synonymsremote


Similarunlikely


Antonymslikely

9. outside on or toward an outer edge


SamplesAn outer lane.
The outside lane.


Similarouter


Antonymsinner

10. outside (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter


SamplesThe pitch was away (or wide).
An outside pitch.


Synonymsaway


Similarinaccurate


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game


Antonymsaccurate


English noun: outside

1. outside (location) the region that is outside of something


Synonymsexterior


Broader (hypernym)part, region


Narrower (hyponym)open, open air, out-of-doors, outdoors


Antonymsinside, interior

2. outside (location) the outer side or surface of something


Synonymsexterior


Broader (hypernym)surface


Antonymsinside, interior


English adverb: outside

1. outside outside a building


SamplesIn summer we play outside.


Synonymsalfresco, out of doors, outdoors


Antonymsindoors, inside

2. outside on the outside


SamplesOutside, the box is black.


Antonymswithin, inside









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