Definitions for outsideˈaʊtˈsaɪd, -ˌsaɪd; ˌaʊtˈsaɪd, ˈaʊt-; ˌaʊtˈsaɪd; ˌaʊtˈsaɪd, ˈaʊtˌsaɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outside, exterior(noun)

    the region that is outside of something

  2. outside, exterior(adj)

    the outer side or surface of something

  3. outside(adj)

    relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit

    "an outside margin"

  4. external, extraneous, outside(adj)

    coming from the outside

    "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups"

  5. outside(adj)

    originating or belonging beyond some bounds:"the outside world"

    "outside interests"; "an outside job"

  6. outdoor(a), out-of-door, outside(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"

  7. outside(adj)

    functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit

    "extramural hospital care and treatment"; "extramural studies"

  8. outside(a)(adj)

    leading to or from the outside

    "an outside door"

  9. external, international, outside(a)(adj)

    from or between other countries

    "external commerce"; "international trade"; "developing nations need outside help"

  10. outside, remote(adj)

    very unlikely

    "an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency"

  11. outside(adj)

    on or toward an outer edge

    "an outer lane"; "the outside lane"

  12. away, outside(adverb)

    (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter

    "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"

  13. outside, outdoors, out of doors, alfresco(adverb)

    outside a building

    "in summer we play outside"

  14. outside(adverb)

    on the outside

    "outside, the box is black"


  1. Outside(n.)

    The part of the world not encompassed by or under control of an organization or institution; as, prisoners are not allowed to pass objects to persons on the outside; one may not discuss company secretes with anyone on the outside.

  2. Outside(n.)

    The part or space which lies beyond the external edge of a structure or beyond the boundary of an inclosure.


  1. outside(Noun)

    The part of something that faces out; the outer surface.

  2. outside(Noun)

    The external appearance of something.

  3. outside(Noun)

    The space beyond some limit or boundary.

  4. outside(Adverb)

    On or towards the outside.

  5. outside(Adverb)


    I slept outside last night.

  6. outside(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the outer surface, limit or boundary.

    The outside surface looks good.

  7. outside(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to or originating from beyond the outer surface, limit or boundary.

  8. outside(Adjective)

    Away from the batter as it crosses home plate.

    The first pitch is ... just a bit outside.

  9. outside(Preposition)

    On the outside of.

  10. outside(Preposition)

    Near, but not in.

  11. outside(Preposition)

    Except, apart from.

    Outside of winning the lottery, the only way to succeed is through many years of hard work.

  12. Outside(ProperNoun)

    To residents of Alaska, the rest of the United States, especially the contiguous 48 states south of Canada.

    She's going to the Outside for Christmas.


  1. Outside

    Outside is a concept album first released 26 September 1995 by David Bowie on Virgin Records. His nineteenth studio album, it has been called "risky" but successful. The album was Bowie's "highly anticipated" reunion with Brian Eno, whom Bowie had worked with most famously on his Berlin Trilogy. Subtitled "the Ritual Art-Murder of Baby Grace Blue: A non-linear Gothic Drama Hyper-Cycle," Outside centres around the characters of a dystopian world on the eve of the 21st century. The album put Bowie back into the mainstream scene of rock music with its singles "The Hearts Filthy Lesson", "Strangers When We Meet", and "Hallo Spaceboy".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outside' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #857

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outside' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1135

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outside' in Adverbs Frequency: #164

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outside' in Adjectives Frequency: #370

Anagrams of outside »

  1. side out, tedious

  2. tedious

  3. side out

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