Definitions of outside

  1. Beyond the limit of; out of; without.
  2. The external part of a thing; the part, end, or side which forms the surface; that which appears, or is manifest; that which is superficial; the exterior.
  3. The part or space which lies without an inclosure; the outer side, as of a door, walk, or boundary.
  4. The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.; the utmost; as, it may last a week at the outside.
  5. One who, or that which, is without; hence, an outside passenger, as distinguished from one who is inside. See Inside, n. 3.
  6. The part of anything that is on the surface or that is seen; as, the outside of a house; the farthest limit; as, I shall return in a week, at the outside.
  7. The outer side: the surface: the exterior.
  8. The exterior.
  9. The external part of a thing; superficial appearance.
  10. The extreme.
  11. External part; superficial appearance; part that lies out; the utmost.
  12. The external or outer part of a thing; superficial appearance; part most remote from the middle; the part lying without; the utmost; a passenger on the top of a coach.
  13. outside a building; " in summer we play outside"
  14. on the outside; " outside, the box is black"
  15. or prep. On or to the outside ( of); without; on the exterior; as, to ride outside the coach; he stayed outside.
  16. Beyond the border; without.
  17. maximal in amount; " a maximal amount"; " an outside estimate"
  18. relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; " an outside margin"
  19. ( of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; " the pitch was away ( or wide)"; " an outside pitch"
  20. originating or belonging beyond some bounds:" the outside world"; " outside interests"; " an outside job"
  21. on or toward an outer edge; " an outer lane"; " the outside lane"
  22. functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit; " extramural hospital care and treatment"; " extramural studies"
  23. leading to or from the outside; " an outside door"
  24. very unlikely; " an outside chance"; " a remote possibility"; " a remote contingency"
  25. Of or pertaining to the outside; external; exterior; superficial.
  26. Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc.; as, an outside estimate.
  27. Pertaining to, or situated upon, the surface or outside; external or exterior; reaching the limit; having no part in.
  28. On the outside: exterior: superficial: external.
  29. External.
  30. On the outside.
  31. External; exterior; extraneous; foreign; utmost.
  32. On the outside; exterior.
  33. External; exterior.