What does exterior mean?

Definitions for exterior
ɪkˈstɪər i ərex·te·ri·or

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outside, exteriornoun

    the region that is outside of something

  2. outside, exterioradjective

    the outer side or surface of something

  3. exterioradjective

    situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building

    "an exterior scene"; "exterior grade plywood"; "exterior paints"

Wiktionary

  1. exteriornoun

    The outside part, parts or surface of something.

    It was written on the exterior

  2. exteriornoun

    Foreign lands.

    She is our new minister of the exterior

  3. exterioradjective

    Relating to the outside parts or surface of something.

  4. exterioradjective

    Being from outside a country; foreign.

  5. exterioradjective

    Outdoors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exterioradjective

    external; outward; pertaining to that which is external; -- opposed to interior; as, the exterior part of a sphere

    Etymology: [L. exterior, compar. of exter or exterus on the outside, outward, foreign, strange, a compar. fr. ex: cf. F. extrieur. See Ex-, and cf. Extreme, Interior.]

  2. Exterioradjective

    external; on the outside; without the limits of; extrinsic; as, an object exterior to a man, opposed to what is within, or in his mind

    Etymology: [L. exterior, compar. of exter or exterus on the outside, outward, foreign, strange, a compar. fr. ex: cf. F. extrieur. See Ex-, and cf. Extreme, Interior.]

  3. Exterioradjective

    relating to foreign nations; foreign; as, the exterior relations of a state or kingdom

    Etymology: [L. exterior, compar. of exter or exterus on the outside, outward, foreign, strange, a compar. fr. ex: cf. F. extrieur. See Ex-, and cf. Extreme, Interior.]

  4. Exteriornoun

    the outward surface or part of a thing; that which is external; outside

    Etymology: [L. exterior, compar. of exter or exterus on the outside, outward, foreign, strange, a compar. fr. ex: cf. F. extrieur. See Ex-, and cf. Extreme, Interior.]

  5. Exteriornoun

    outward or external deportment, form, or ceremony; visible act; as, the exteriors of religion

    Etymology: [L. exterior, compar. of exter or exterus on the outside, outward, foreign, strange, a compar. fr. ex: cf. F. extrieur. See Ex-, and cf. Extreme, Interior.]

Freebase

  1. Exterior

    In topology, the exterior of a subset S of a topological space X is the union of all open sets of X which are disjoint from S. It is itself an open set and is disjoint from S. The exterior of S is denoted by or

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exterior

    eks-tē′ri-or, adj. outer: outward, external: on or from the outside: foreign.—n. outward part or surface: outward form or deportment: appearance.—n. Exterior′ity.—adv. Extē′riorly, outwardly. [L. exterior, comp. of exter, outward—ex, out.]

Editors Contribution

  1. exterior

    A type of surface.

    The exterior of the house had to be painted, we did it easily.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Exterior

    the outside.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce exterior?

How to say exterior in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exterior in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exterior in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of exterior in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    hay un fuego latente dentro de todos nosotros, que está constantemente quemando con el brillo y el brillo que nos guía - todo el tiempo, y especialmente durante los momentos más oscuros de la vida. esas chispas divinas de la inteligencia, la belleza y la elegancia dentro de todos nosotros nos dan fuerza y ​​coraje para enfrentar las adversidades. en mi opinión, sobrevivimos a través de los desafíos de la vida, sobre todo porque nuestro Fuego intenso interior está quemando mucho más fuerte y brillante de los fuegos que nos están rodeando el exterior. La vida es, pues, más que un juego de luz y calor que creamos, en mi opinión, y jugamos para ganar con el enfoque y la determinación por ahuyentar el frío frío y más profunda oscuridad que nos rodea.

  2. Amber Heard:

    I feel like I’m constantly fighting against my exterior, or this exterior presentation of myself, because of how I look or perhaps because of who I’m with.

  3. Simona Bonanno:

    The ships are sparkling and very colored, and the blue (sea and sky) and the white (the exterior of the ship) are prevalent, i want to focus on the lines, silhouettes, shadows, reflections and people.

  4. Oscar Levant:

    Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.

  5. Andrew McCabe:

    These can be people who think of themselves having big complicated, important lives and they may have a fraudulent exterior.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

exterior#1#6518#10000

Translations for exterior

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for exterior »

Translation

Find a translation for the exterior definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these exterior definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "exterior." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 20 May 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/exterior>.

    Are we missing a good definition for exterior? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
    • A. interrogate
    • B. deny
    • C. refine
    • D. condemn

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for exterior: