Definitions of outside

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

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. He took a turn outside – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  2. 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
  3. I've seen him outside our hotel. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  4. He heard the outside door open, as it had opened a hundred times. – Pursuit by Lester del Rey
  5. 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
  6. Maybe I won't even make it outside – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  7. I hear a step outside – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  8. That or- I have men outside – The Sins of Séverac Bablon by Sax Rohmer
  9. It's all outside of my life, but grandfather's in it." – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  10. 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
  11. If they could be content to live outside the world, why shouldn't he be as they? – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. There is snow outside isn't there? – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  13. Not more than twenty minutes at the outside – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  14. 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
  15. The garden outside grew dark. – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. Through them the story would go back to the outside world. – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
  17. We shall get no more money outside – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  18. Do you believe that there is any Africa outside this tent? – Pinocchio in Africa by Cherubini
  19. 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
  20. Well, my dear, put in Glenn, it's a bad night outside – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey