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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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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. Demophilus:

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

  2. Henry Van Dyke:

    Happiness is inward and not outward and so it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    A fool only watches the outward form; conversely, a wise one catches the inward aspect as well, which determines the reliable and authentic outcome.

  4. Thomas a Kempis:

    The good devout man first makes inner preparation for the actions he has later to perform. His outward actions do not draw him into lust and vice rather it is he who bends them into the shape of reason and right judgement. Who has a stiffer battle to fight than the man who is striving to conquer himself.

  5. Sean Gulick:

    We think the peak ring is the record of the material that rebounded and splashed outward.

Images & Illustrations of outward

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