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Preposition: inside  in'sId
  1. Internal to, not outside; located in the bounds of
    "inside the house";
    - within, in
Adverb: inside  in'sId
  1. Within a building
    "in winter we play inside";
    - indoors
     
  2. On the inside
    "inside, the car is a mess";
    - within
     
  3. With respect to private feelings
    "inside, she was raging";
    - inwardly
     
  4. In reality
    "she is very kind inside";
    - at heart, at bottom, deep down, in spite of appearance
     
  5. [Brit] (informal) in prison
    - behind bars
Noun: inside  in'sId
  1. The region that is inside of something
    - interior
     
  2. The inner or enclosed surface of something
    - interior
Adjective: inside  in'sId
  1. Relating to or being on the side closer to the centre or within a defined space
    "he reached into his inside jacket pocket"; "inside out"; "an inside pitch is between home plate and the batter"
     
  2. Being or applying to the inside of a building
    "an inside wall"
     
  3. Confined to an exclusive group
    "inside information";
    - inner, privileged
     
  4. Away from the outer edge
    "the inside lane"

Derived forms: insides

See also: exclusive, inner, interior, internal, wrong

Type of: part, region, surface

Antonym: outside

Encyclopedia: Inside, Outside