Outside

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Outside \Out"side'\, adjective

1. Of or pertaining to the outside; external; exterior; superficial.

2. Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc.; as, an outside estimate. [Colloq.]

{Outside finish} (Arch.), a term for the minor parts, as corner boards, hanging stiles, etc., required to complete the exterior of a wooden building; -- rare in masonry.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Outside \Out"side'\, noun

1. The external part of a thing; the part, end, or side which forms the external surface; that which appears, or is manifest; that which is superficial; the exterior.

There may be great need of an outside where there is little or nothing within. --South.

Created beings see nothing but our outside. --Addison.

2. The part or space which lies beyond the external edge of a structure or beyond the boundary of an inclosure. [1913 Webster +PJC]

I threw open the door of my chamber, and found the family standing on the outside. --Spectator.

3. The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.; the utmost; as, it may last a week at the outside.

4. One who, or that which, is without; hence, an outside passenger, as distinguished from one who is inside. See {Inside}, noun 3. [Colloq. Eng.]

5. The part of the world not encompassed by or under control of an organization or institution; as, prisoners are not allowed to pass objects to persons on the outside; one may not discuss company secretes with anyone on the outside. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Outside \Out"side'\, adverb or preposition On or to the outside (of); without; on the exterior; as, to ride outside the coach; he stayed outside.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

outside

adverb

1: outside a building; "in summer we play outside" [syn: {outside}, {outdoors}, {out of doors}, {alfresco}] [ant: {indoors}, {inside}]

2: on the outside; "outside, the box is black" [ant: {inside}, {within}]

adjective

1: relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; "an outside margin" [ant: {inside}]

2: coming from the outside; "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups" [syn: {external}, {extraneous}, {outside}]

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; "outdoor clothes"; "badminton and other outdoor games"; "a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding" [syn: {outdoor(a)}, {out-of-door}, {outside}] [ant: {indoor(a)}]

5: functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit; "extramural hospital care and treatment"; "extramural studies"

6: leading to or from the outside; "an outside door"

7: from or between other countries; "external commerce"; "international trade"; "developing nations need outside help" [syn: {external}, {international}, {outside(a)}]

8: very unlikely; "an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency" [syn: {outside}, {remote}]

9: on or toward an outer edge; "an outer lane"; "the outside lane"

10: (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch" [syn: {away}, {outside}]

noun

1: the region that is outside of something [syn: {outside}, {exterior}] [ant: {inside}, {interior}]

2: the outer side or surface of something [syn: {outside}, {exterior}] [ant: {inside}, {interior}]


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