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Meaning of INSIDE

Pronunciation:  `in'sId

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the inner or enclosed surface of something
  2. [n]  the region that is inside of something
  3. [adv]  in reality; "she is very kind at heart"
  4. [adv]  within a building; "in winter we play inside"
  5. [adv]  on the inside; "inside, the car is a mess"
  6. [adv]  with respect to private feelings; "inwardly, she was raging"
  7. [adj]  within some bounds; especially of an organization; "an inside job"
  8. [adj]  away from the outer edge; "an inner lane"; "the inside lane"
  9. [adj]  located, suited for, or taking place within a building; "indoor activities for a rainy day"; "an indoor pool"
  10. [adj]  relating to or being within or near the inner side or limit; "he reached into his inside jacket pocket"; "inside out"; "an inside pitch is between home plate and the batter"
  11. [adj]  confined to an exclusive or group; "privy to inner knowledge"; "inside information"; "privileged information"

INSIDE is a 6 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: at bottom, at heart, deep down, exclusive, in spite of appearance, indoor(a), indoors, inner, inner(a), interior, internal, inwardly, privileged, within, wrong
 Antonyms: alfresco, exterior, out of doors, outdoor(a), outdoors, out-of-door, outside, outside, outside, outwardly
 See Also: belly, interior, midland, midst, part, penetralia, region, surface, thick



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In"side`\, prep. or adv.
    Within the sides of; in the interior; contained within; as,
    inside a house, book, bottle, etc.
  2. \In"side`\, a.
    1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained;
       interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a
       stagecoach; inside decoration.
             Kissing with inside lip.              --Shak.
    2. Adapted to the interior.
    {Inside callipers} (Mech.), callipers for measuring the
       diameters of holes, etc.
    {Inside finish} (Arch.), a general term for the final work in
       any building necessary for its completion, but other than
       unusual decoration; thus, in joiner work, the doors and
       windows, inside shutters, door and window trimmings,
       paneled jams, baseboards, and sometimes flooring and
       stairs; in plaster work, the finishing coat, the cornices,
       centerpieces, etc.,; in painting, all simple painting of
       woodwork and plastering.
    {Inside track}, the inner part of a race course; hence,
       colloquially, advantage of place, facilities, etc., in
  3. \In"side`\, n.
    1. The part within; interior or internal portion; content.
             Looked he o' the inside of the paper? --Shak.
    2. pl. The inward parts; entrails; bowels; hence, that which
       is within; private thoughts and feelings.
             Here's none but friends; we may speak Our insides
             freely.                               --Massinger.
    3. An inside passenger of a coach or carriage, as
       distinguished from one upon the outside. [Colloq. Eng.]
             So down thy hill, romantic Ashbourne, glides The
             Derby dilly, carrying three insides.  --Anti-Jacobin.
    {Patent insides} or {outside}, a name give to newspaper
       sheets printed on one side with general and miscellaneous
       matter, and furnished wholesale to offices of small
       newspapers, where the blank pages are filled up with
       recent and local news.
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