What does inside mean?

Definitions for inside
ˌɪnˈsaɪd, ˈɪnˌsaɪdin·sid·e

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inside, interiornoun

    the region that is inside of something

  2. inside, interioradjective

    the inner or enclosed surface of something

  3. insideadjective

    relating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space

    "he reached into his inside jacket pocket"; "inside out"; "an inside pitch is between home plate and the batter"

  4. inside(a)adjective

    being or applying to the inside of a building

    "an inside wall"

  5. inside, inner, privilegedadjective

    confined to an exclusive group

    "privy to inner knowledge"; "inside information"; "privileged information"

  6. insideadverb

    away from the outer edge

    "an inner lahne"; "the inside lane"

  7. inside, indoorsadverb

    within a building

    "in winter we play inside"

  8. inside, withinadverb

    on the inside

    "inside, the car is a mess"

  9. inwardly, insideadverb

    with respect to private feelings

    "inwardly, she was raging"

  10. at heart, at bottom, deep down, inside, in spite of appearanceadverb

    in reality

    "she is very kind at heart"

Wiktionary

  1. insidenoun

    The interior or inner part.

    The inside of the building has been extensively restored.

  2. insidenoun

    The side of a curved road, racetrack etc. that has the shorter arc length; the side of a racetrack nearer the interior of the course or some other point of reference.

    The car in front drifted wide on the bend, so I darted up the inside to take the lead.

  3. insidenoun

    (in plural) The interior organs of the body, especially the guts.

    Eating that stuff will damage your insides.

  4. insideadverb

    Within or towards the interior of something, especially a building.

    It started raining, so I went inside.

  5. insideadverb

    In prison.

    He's inside, doing a stretch for burglary.

  6. insideadjective

    Originating from or arranged by someone inside an organisation.

  7. insideadjective

    A pitch that is toward the batter as it crosses home plate.

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

  8. insideadjective

    Nearer to the interior of a running track, horse racing course etc.

    Because of the tighter bend, it's harder to run in an inside lane.

  9. insidepreposition

    Within the interior of something, closest to the center or to a specific point of reference.

    He placed the letter inside the envelope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insideadverb

    within the sides of; in the interior; contained within; as, inside a house, book, bottle, etc

  2. Insideadjective

    being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration

  3. Insideadjective

    adapted to the interior

  4. Insidenoun

    the part within; interior or internal portion; content

  5. Insidenoun

    the inward parts; entrails; bowels; hence, that which is within; private thoughts and feelings

  6. Insidenoun

    an inside passenger of a coach or carriage, as distinguished from one upon the outside

Freebase

  1. Inside

    "Inside" is an R&B song from Monica's second studio album The Boy Is Mine. It was released outside US as the album's fourth single in early 1999. Chart positions are currently unknown. The video, directed by Earle Sebastian only received airplay in Europe as promotion for the album.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inside

    in′sīd, n. the side or part within: things within, as the entrails, personal feelings, &c.: a passenger in the interior part of a bus or carriage.—adj. being within: interior.—adv. and prep. within the sides of: in the interior of: (Amer.) within the limit of time or space (with of).—n. Insī′der, one who is inside: one within a certain organisation, &c.: one possessing some particular advantage.—Inside edge, a stroke in skating made on the inner edge of the skate, the right foot making a curve to the left, the left foot one to the right.—Have the inside track, to have the inner side in a race-course: to have the advantage in position.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inside' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1417

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inside' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1444

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inside' in Nouns Frequency: #2480

  4. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inside' in Adverbs Frequency: #169

Anagrams for inside »

  1. indies, Indies, in dies

  2. In dies

  3. Indies

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inside in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inside in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of inside in a Sentence

  1. Normally Velasquez:

    If I see someone who looks like they need help, I stop the car and ask them 'are you getting help?' and if they say no, I believe them and give them some of the items we have inside the car, we're trying to reach those no one else has.

  2. John Oldham:

    They ca n’t tolerate to acknowledge that they’re the ones with Borderline Personality Disorder, so they blame others instead, borderline Personality Disorder’s virtually toxic for them to own that their rage and anger is not justified by another person, but actually coming from inside.

  3. Shakti Gawain:

    As long as we focus on the outside, there will always be that empty, hungry, lost place inside that needs to be filled.

  4. Douglas County:

    I have to believe that the quick response of the officers that got inside Highlands Ranch helped save lives.

  5. Max Lerner:

    We all run on two clocks. One is the outside clock, which ticks away our decades and brings us ceaselessly to the dry season. The other is the inside clock, where you are your own timekeeper and determine your own chronology, your own internal weather and your own rate of living. Sometimes the inner clock runs itself out long before the outer one, and you see a dead man going through the motions of living.

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    not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
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