What does outward mean?

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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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Bryant McGill:

    Our creations are the outward expressions of our inner truths.

  2. Aesop:

    We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.

  3. Demophilus:

    The beauty of a statue is in its outward form of a man in his conduct.

  4. Demophilus:

    The beauty of a statue is in its outward form; of a man in his conduct.

  5. Mary Bertone:

    There is no vice so simple but assumes some mark of virtue on his outward parts.

Images & Illustrations of outward

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