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Meaning of OUTSIDE

Pronunciation:  'awtsId

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the outer side or surface of something
  2. [n]  the region that is outside of something
  3. [adv]  outside a building; "in summer we play outside"
  4. [adv]  on the outside; "outside, the box is black"
  5. [adj]  (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"
  6. [adj]  originating or belonging beyond some bounds:"the outside world"; "outside interests"; "an outside job"
  7. [adj]  on or toward an outer edge; "an outer lane"; "the outside lane"
  8. [adj]  functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit; "extramural hospital care and treatment"; "extramural studies"
  9. [adj]  coming from the outside; "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups"
  10. [adj]  very unlikely; "outside chance"; "remote possibility"
  11. [adj]  maximal in amount; "a maximal amount"; "an outside estimate"
  12. [adj]  located, suited for, or taking place in the open air; "outdoor clothes"; "badminton and other outdoor games"; "a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding"
  13. [adj]  relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; "an outside margin"

OUTSIDE is a 7 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: after-school(a), alfresco, alfresco, away, exterior, external, extracurricular, extramural, extraneous, extrinsic, inaccurate, largest, maximal, maximum, open-air(a), out of doors, outdoor(a), outdoors, outdoorsy, outer(a), out-of-door, remote, right(a), unlikely
 Antonyms: indoor(a), indoors, inside, inside, inside, interior, within
 See Also: exterior, open, open air, outdoors, out-of-doors, part, region, surface



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Out"side`\, n.
    1. The external part of a thing; the part, end, or side which
       forms the surface; that which appears, or is manifest;
       that which is superficial; the exterior.
             There may be great need of an outside where there is
             little or nothing within.             --South.
             Created beings see nothing but our outside.
    2. The part or space which lies without an inclosure; the
       outer side, as of a door, walk, or boundary.
             I threw open the door of my chamber, and found the
             family standing on the outside.       --Spectator.
    3. The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.;
       the utmost; as, it may last a week at the outside.
    4. One who, or that which, is without; hence, an outside
       passenger, as distinguished from one who is inside. See
       {Inside}, n. 3. [Colloq. Eng.]
  2. \Out"side`\, a.
    1. Of or pertaining to the outside; external; exterior;
    2. Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent,
       quantity, etc.; as, an outside estimate. [Colloq.]
    {Outside finish} (Arch.), a term for the minor parts, as
       corner boards, hanging stiles, etc., required to complete
       the exterior of a wooden building; -- rare in masonry.
  3. \Out"side`\, adv.
    or prep. On or to the outside (of); without; on the exterior;
    as, to ride outside the coach; he stayed outside.
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