What does outside mean?

Definitions for outside
ˈaʊtˈsaɪd, -ˌsaɪd; ˌaʊtˈsaɪd, ˈaʊt-; ˌaʊtˈsaɪd; ˌaʊtˈsaɪd, ˈaʊtˌsaɪdout·side

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outside, exteriornoun

    the region that is outside of something

  2. outside, exterioradjective

    the outer side or surface of something

  3. outsideadjective

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

    "an outside margin"

  4. external, extraneous, outsideadjective

    coming from the outside

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

  5. outsideadjective

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

    "outside interests"; "an outside job"

  6. outdoor(a), out-of-door, outsideadjective

    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. outsideadjective

    functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit

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

  8. outside(a)adjective

    leading to or from the outside

    "an outside door"

  9. external, international, outside(a)adjective

    from or between other countries

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

  10. outside, remoteadjective

    very unlikely

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

  11. outsideadjective

    on or toward an outer edge

    "an outer lane"; "the outside lane"

  12. away, outsideadverb

    (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, alfrescoadverb

    outside a building

    "in summer we play outside"

  14. outsideadverb

    on the outside

    "outside, the box is black"

GCIDE

  1. Outsidenoun

    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. Outsidenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. outsidenoun

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

  2. outsidenoun

    The external appearance of something.

  3. outsidenoun

    The space beyond some limit or boundary.

  4. outsideadverb

    On or towards the outside.

  5. outsideadverb

    Outdoors.

    I slept outside last night.

  6. outsideadjective

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

    The outside surface looks good.

  7. outsideadjective

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

  8. outsideadjective

    Away from the batter as it crosses home plate.

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

  9. outsidepreposition

    On the outside of.

  10. outsidepreposition

    Near, but not in.

  11. outsidepreposition

    Except, apart from.

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

  12. Outsidenoun

    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.

Freebase

  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".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outside

    owt′sīd, n. the outer side: the farthest limit: the surface: the exterior: one who is without, as a passenger on a coach, &c.: the outer or soiled sheets of a package of paper.—adj. on the outside: exterior: superficial: external: extreme, beyond the limit.—adv. on the outside: not within.—prep. beyond.—ns. Out′side-car, an Irish jaunting-car; Out′sider, one not admitted to a particular company, profession, &c., a stranger, a layman: a racehorse not included among the favourites in the betting: (pl.) a pair of nippers for turning a key in a keyhole from the outside.—Outside country, districts beyond the line of settlements in Australia; Outside of, outside: (coll.) besides.—Get outside of (vulgar), to comprehend: to eat or drink.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. outside

    In fencing, that part which is to the right of the line of defense.

Editors Contribution

  1. outside

    In the open air.

    They went outside very morning for their coffee as it was lovely to have fresh air.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 24, 2020  

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  1. outside

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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 for outside »

  1. side out, tedious

  2. tedious

  3. side out

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outside in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outside in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of outside in a Sentence

  1. The CDC:

    Because the highest risk for transmission has been documented among household contacts of Covid-19 patients, keeping the household safe requires physical distancing, using the other public health strategies summarized here, and, in particular, consistent and correct use of face masks (outside the household and in some circumstances within the household) to prevent introduction and transmission of (the virus).

  2. Barack Obama:

    Luke was a photojournalist who sought through his images to convey the lives of Yemenis to the outside world, the callous disregard for Luke’s life is more proof of the depths of AQAP’s depravity, and further reason why the world must never cease in seeking to defeat their evil ideology.

  3. Kimberly Patton:

    Sitting here, you're focusing on one thing. It shuts the outside world down. It really helps, if I get mad or upset I can just come here and everything goes away.

  4. Clarence Jordan:

    It is not enough to limit your love to your own nation, to your own group. You must respond with love even to those outside of it. . . . This concept enables people to live together not as nations, but as the human race.

  5. Jean-Yves Le Drian:

    The response is inside and outside France. Islamic State is a terrorist army with fighters from everywhere ... it is an international army that has to be wiped out and that is why we are part of the coalition.

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