What does outer mean?

Definitions for outerˈaʊ tər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outer(a)(adj)

    being on the outside or further from a center

    "spent hours adorning the outer man"; "the outer suburbs"

  2. outer(adj)

    located outside

    "outer reality"

  3. outer(adj)

    being on or toward the outside of the body

    "the outer ear"

Wiktionary

  1. outer(Noun)

    An outer part.

  2. outer(Noun)

    (wholesale trade) the smallest single unit normally sold to retailers, usually equal to one retail display box.

    We ordered two cartons with twelve outers in each.

  3. outer(Noun)

    Someone who admits to something publicly.

  4. outer(Noun)

    Someone who outs another.

  5. outer(Adjective)

    Outside; external.

  6. outer(Adjective)

    Farther from the centre of the inside.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outer

    owt′ėr, adj. more out or without: external—opp. to Inner.—n. the part of a target outside the rings, a shot striking here.—adj. Out′ermost, most or farthest out: most distant.—Outer bar, the junior barristers who plead outside the bar in court, as distinguished from King's Counsel and others who plead within the bar. [Comp. of out.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3940

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3421

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Adjectives Frequency: #516

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Allen:

    The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.

  2. H Hahn Blavatsky:

    When he has ceased to hear the many, he may discern the One - the inner sound which kills the outer.

  3. William James:

    Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.

  4. Rudyard Kipling:

    On the road to Mandalay Where the flyin' fishes play, An' the dawn comes up like thunder outer China 'crost the bay.

  5. Paula Simpson:

    As we age, the epidermis (the skin’s outer layer) thins and weakens, making it susceptible to dehydration and wrinkling.

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