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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
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"
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. Coming from the outside
    "disdaining outside pressure groups";
    - external, extraneous
  2. Originating or belonging beyond some bounds
    "the outside world"; "outside interests"; "an outside job"
  3. Functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit
    "outside studies"
  4. Very unlikely
    "an outside chance";
    - remote
  5. On or toward an outer edge
    "the outside lane"; "an outside lane"
  6. (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter
    "the pitch was outside"; "an outside pitch";
    - away
  7. Leading to or from the outside
    "an outside door"
  8. From or between other countries
    "developing nations need outside help";
    - external, international
  9. Relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit
    "an outside margin"
  10. Located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    "outside clothes";
    - outdoor, out-of-door

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