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    outside - Dictionary definition and meaning for word outside

    Definition
    (noun) the region that is outside of something
    Synonyms : exterior
    Definition
    (noun) the outer side or surface of something
    Synonyms : exterior
    Definition
    (adj) relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit
    Example Sentence
    • an outside margin
    Definition
    (adj) coming from the outside
    Synonyms : external , extraneous
    Example Sentence
    • extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph
    • relying upon an extraneous income
    • disdaining outside pressure groups
    Definition
    (adj) originating or belonging beyond some bounds:
    Example Sentence
    • the outside world
    • outside interests
    • an outside job
    Definition
    (adj) located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    Synonyms : out-of-door , outdoor
    Example Sentence
    • outdoor clothes
    • badminton and other outdoor games
    • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
    Definition
    (adj) functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit
    Example Sentence
    • extramural hospital care and treatment
    • extramural studies
    Definition
    (adj) leading to or from the outside
    Example Sentence
    • an outside door
    Definition
    (adj) from or between other countries
    Synonyms : external , international
    Example Sentence
    • external commerce
    • international trade
    • developing nations need outside help
    Definition
    (adj) very unlikely
    Synonyms : remote
    Example Sentence
    • an outside chance
    • a remote possibility
    • a remote contingency
    Definition
    (adj) on or toward an outer edge
    Example Sentence
    • an outer lane
    • the outside lane
    Definition
    (adj) (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter
    Synonyms : away
    Example Sentence
    • the pitch was away (or wide)
    • an outside pitch
    Definition
    (adv) outside a building
    Synonyms : alfresco , out of doors , outdoors
    Example Sentence
    • in summer we play outside
    Definition
    (adv) on the outside
    Example Sentence
    • outside, the box is black
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