Definitions of outside

  1.   relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; " an outside margin"
  2.   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.
  3.   outside a building; " in summer we play outside"
  4.   External.
  5.   The exterior.
  6.   External; exterior.
  7.   External part; superficial appearance; part that lies out; the utmost.
  8.   The part or space which lies without an inclosure; the outer side, as of a door, walk, or boundary.
  9.   Without.
  10.   originating or belonging beyond some bounds:" the outside world"; " outside interests"; " an outside job"
  11.   Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc.; as, an outside estimate.
  12.   On the outside; exterior.
  13.   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.
  14.   Of or pertaining to the outside; external; exterior; superficial.
  15.   On the outside: exterior: superficial: external.
  16.   maximal in amount; " a maximal amount"; " an outside estimate"
  17.   OUTSIDER.
  18.   or prep. On or to the outside ( of); without; on the exterior; as, to ride outside the coach; he stayed outside.
  19.   on the outside; " outside, the box is black"
  20.   The external part of a thing; superficial appearance.
  21.   very unlikely; " an outside chance"; " a remote possibility"; " a remote contingency"
  22.   the outer side or surface of something
  23.   ( of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; " the pitch was away ( or wide)"; " an outside pitch"
  24.   leading to or from the outside; " an outside door"
  25.   The extreme.
  26.   External; exterior; extraneous; foreign; utmost.
  27.   coming from the outside; " extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; " relying upon an extraneous income"; " disdaining outside pressure groups"
  28.   from or between other countries; " external commerce"; " international trade"; " developing nations need outside help"
  29.   functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit; " extramural hospital care and treatment"; " extramural studies"
  30.   The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.; the utmost; as, it may last a week at the outside.
  31.   on or toward an outer edge; " an outer lane"; " the outside lane"
  32.   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.
  33.   One who, or that which, is without; hence, an outside passenger, as distinguished from one who is inside. See Inside, n. 3.
  34.   located, suited for, or taking place in the open air; " outdoor clothes"; " badminton and other outdoor games"; " a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding"
  35.   The outer side: the surface: the exterior.
  36.   Beyond the limit of; out of; without.
  37.   the region that is outside of something
  38.   On the outside.
  39.   Pertaining to, or situated upon, the surface or outside; external or exterior; reaching the limit; having no part in.
  40.   Beyond the border; without.

Quotes of outside

  1. My private life is perfect. If your private life and your life outside football is good, then it is good on the field for you. – David Beckham
  2. I love being in my garden. I don't plant a lot of exotic flora, but I do spend a lot of time outside doing manual labour. – Jacqueline Bisset
  3. There are many more serial killers living outside the prison walls than inside. – Pat Brown
  4. I am writing in the garden. To write as one should of a garden one must write not outside it or merely somewhere near it, but in the garden. – Frances Hodgson Burnett
  5. The natural response of the old -timers is to build a strong moral wall against the outside This is where the world starts to be painted in black and white, saints inside, and sinners outside the wall. – Mary Douglas
  6. During the winter when the weather is too poor to work outside I do use drawings and photographs, but I change my work so it is not just a time and place study. – John Dyer
  7. The majority of my work is from life. I spend most fine days from May to October painting outside – John Dyer
  8. Adventure is not outside man; it is within. – George Eliot
  9. The house burned an hour before midnight on the last day of April. The wild, distant ringing of the fire bells woke George Hazard. He stumbled through the dark hallway, then upstairs to the mansion tower, and stepped outside into the narrow balcony. – John Jakes
  10. I loved being outside We'd hold lightning bugs in our fingers and pretend they were diamond rings. – Loretta Lynn
  11. In these confused times, the role of classical music is at the very core of the struggle to reassert cultural and ethical values that have always characterized our country and for which we have traditionally been honored and respected outside our shores. – Lorin Maazel
  12. I grew up in Hawaii so I was outside a lot playing in the water. – Kelly Preston
  13. Most men act so tough and strong on the outside because on the inside, we are scared, weak, and fragile. Men, not women, are the weaker sex. – Jerry Rubin
  14. Really, at a time when they're debating when and where a nativity scene can be used, this is the kind of stuff we need to have out there- outside of the church. – John Tesh
  15. The townspeople outside the reservations had a very superior attitude toward Indians, which was kind of funny, because they weren't very wealthy; they were on the fringes of society themselves. – James Welch

Usage examples for outside

  1. Not more than twenty minutes at the outside – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. Now the point of view as to the outside world means a great deal in life. ” – The Education of Catholic Girls by Janet Erskine Stuart
  3. The fact of the matter is, Nelson was given nothing and had nothing outside of a day's work; a day's work was what he lived for. ” – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  4. He could not bear her at that moment, when coming in from outside where everything had been so quiet, so free. ” – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  5. There is snow outside isn't there? ” – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  6. That or- I have men outside – The Sins of Séverac Bablon by Sax Rohmer
  7. We shall get no more money outside – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  8. It's all outside of my life, but grandfather's in it." ” – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  9. He heard the outside door open, as it had opened a hundred times. ” – Pursuit by Lester del Rey
  10. If they could be content to live outside the world, why shouldn't he be as they? ” – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  11. The garden outside grew dark. ” – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  12. He simply flashed a message, and if that fellow outside took him for another person it was not Mr. Sheldon's fault. ” – The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island by Cyril Burleigh
  13. Maybe I won't even make it outside – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  14. On the outside of the paper was written in Spanish: This paper will be found on the body of Royal Macklin. ” – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  15. I've seen him outside our hotel. ” – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  16. He took a turn outside – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  17. Well, my dear, put in Glenn, it's a bad night outside – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  18. Do you believe that there is any Africa outside this tent? ” – Pinocchio in Africa by Cherubini
  19. Through them the story would go back to the outside world. ” – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
  20. “ I hear a step outside – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit

Idioms for outside