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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outward(adj)

    relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind

    "a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections"

  2. outbound, outward, outward-bound(adverb)

    that is going out or leaving

    "the departing train"; "an outward journey"; "outward-bound ships"

  3. outward, outwards(adverb)

    toward the outside

    "move the needle further outward!"

Wiktionary

  1. outward(Adverb)

    Towards the outside; away from the centre.

    We are outward bound.

  2. outward(Adverb)

    Outwardly, in outer appearances; publicly.

  3. outward(Adjective)

    outer; located towards the outside

  4. outward(Adjective)

    visible, noticeable

    By all outward indications, he's a normal happy child, but if you talk to him, you will soon realize he has some psychological problems.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outward

    owt′ward, adj. toward the outside: external: exterior: not inherent, adventitious: (theol.) worldly, carnal—opp. to Inward or spiritual: (B.) public.—adv. toward the exterior: away from port: to a foreign port: superficially—also Out′wards.—n. Out′ward (Shak.), external form: the outside.—adj. Out′ward-bound, bound outwards or to a foreign port.—adv. Out′wardly, in an outward manner: externally: in appearance.—n. Out′wardness.—adj. Out′ward-saint′ed, appearing outwardly to be a saint.

  2. Outward

    owt-wawrd′, n. a ward in a detached building connected with a hospital.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. outward

    A vessel is said to be entered outwards or inwards according as she is entered at the custom-house to depart for, or as having arrived from, foreign parts.

Anagrams for outward »

  1. Draw out

  2. Outdraw

How to pronounce outward?

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    Veena
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How to say outward in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outward in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of outward in a Sentence

  1. Jack BarskyRead MoreJack Barsky:

    Historically, the KGB has always tried to influence and destabilize events all around the world. The explicitly stated goal of the Soviet Union was world communism organized in a Soviet-like system. Therefore, anything that could destabilize free and democratic nations was fair game. The KGB were champions in the game of 'fake news,' which was called 'disinformation' in the old days. While Russia's goals are not as ambitious as those of the Soviet Union, it is quite clear that the Russian leadership desperately wants to re-establish a strong Russia, on par with the United States. Therefore, anything that helps destabilize the US and other Western countries, anything that turns the focus of those countries inward rather than at the real outward threats would benefit Russia. In my view, it is not possible for a foreign nation to have a significant impact on the outcome of elections in this country. Try as they might, all they will be able to do is nibble around the edges.

  2. Carly Fiorina:

    We need to have the strongest military on the face of the planet and everyone needs to know it, america needs to face outward into the world, and I don't think it is helpful to our interests or to the stability of the world when people focus on turning inward.

  3. Bill Lane:

    This is really an acid test on whether members of Congress believe in looking outward or looking inward.

  4. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry:

    Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

  5. Hannah Whitall Smith:

    Where the soul is full of peace and joy, outward surrounding and circumstances are of comparatively little account.

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