Definitions for internalɪnˈtɜr nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. internal(adj)

    happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface

    "internal organs"; "internal mechanism of a toy"; "internal party maneuvering"

  2. internal, intragroup(adj)

    occurring within an institution or community

    "intragroup squabbling within the corporation"

  3. home(a), interior(a), internal, national(adj)

    inside the country

    "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics"

  4. inner, interior, internal(adj)

    located inward

    "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.

  5. inner, internal, intimate(adj)

    innermost or essential

    "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"


  1. internal(Adjective)

    inside of something

    We saw the internal compartments

  2. internal(Adjective)

    within the body

    Her bleeding was internal

  3. internal(Adjective)

    concerned with the domestic affairs of a nation, state or other political community.

    The nation suffered from internal conflicts

  4. internal(Adjective)

    concerned with the non-public affairs of a company or other organisation

    An internal investigation was conducted

  5. Origin: From internalis, from internus + -alis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Internal(adj)

    inward; interior; being within any limit or surface; inclosed; -- opposed to external; as, the internal parts of a body, or of the earth

  2. Internal(adj)

    derived from, or dependent on, the thing itself; inherent; as, the internal evidence of the divine origin of the Scriptures

  3. Internal(adj)

    pertaining to its own affairs or interests; especially, (said of a country) domestic, as opposed to foreign; as, internal trade; internal troubles or war

  4. Internal(adj)

    pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual

  5. Internal(adj)

    intrinsic; inherent; real

  6. Internal(adj)

    lying toward the mesial plane; mesial

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'internal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1516

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'internal' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3174

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'internal' in Adjectives Frequency: #185

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