Adverb: outside ,awt'sId or 'awt,sId
Noun: outside ,awt'sId or 'awt,sId
- Outside a building
"in summer we play outside";
- outdoors, out of doors, alfresco
- On the outside
"outside, the box is black"
Preposition: outside ,awt'sId or 'awt,sId
- The region that is outside of something
- The outer side or surface of something
Adjective: outside ,awt'sId or 'awt,sId
- Beyond the boundary of; external to
"outside the house"
- Not within the scope of
"outside my area of expertise";
- Relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit
"an outside margin"
- Coming from the outside
"disdaining outside pressure groups";
- external, extraneous
- Originating or belonging beyond some bounds
"the outside world"; "outside interests"; "an outside job"
- Located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
- outdoor, out-of-door
- Functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit
- Leading to or from the outside
"an outside door"
- From or between other countries
"developing nations need outside help";
- external, international
- Very unlikely
"an outside chance";
- On or toward an outer edge
"the outside lane"
- (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter
"the pitch was outside"; "an outside pitch";
Derived forms: outsides
See also: after-school, alfresco, exterior, external, extracurricular, extramural, extrinsic, foreign, inaccurate, open-air, outdoorsy, outer, right, unlikely
Type of: part, region, surface