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Adverb: outside  ,awt'sId or 'awt,sId
  1. Outside a building
    "in summer we play outside";
    - outdoors, out of doors, alfresco
  2. On the outside
    "outside, the box is black"
Noun: outside  ,awt'sId or 'awt,sId
  1. The region that is outside of something
    - exterior
  2. The outer side or surface of something
    - exterior
Preposition: outside  ,awt'sId or 'awt,sId
  1. Beyond the boundary of; external to
    "outside the house"
  2. Not within the scope of
    "outside my area of expertise";
    - beyond
Adjective: outside  ,awt'sId or 'awt,sId
  1. Relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit
    "an outside margin"
  2. Coming from the outside
    "disdaining outside pressure groups";
    - external, extraneous
  3. Originating or belonging beyond some bounds
    "the outside world"; "outside interests"; "an outside job"
  4. Located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    "outside clothes";
    - outdoor, out-of-door
  5. Functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit
  6. Leading to or from the outside
    "an outside door"
  7. From or between other countries
    "developing nations need outside help";
    - external, international
  8. Very unlikely
    "an outside chance";
    - remote
  9. On or toward an outer edge
    "the outside lane"
  10. (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter
    "the pitch was outside"; "an outside pitch";
    - away

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

Antonym: inside

Encyclopedia: Outside