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at the outside

Definition of at the outside

  1. :  at the most :  at the greatest amount or limit <The crowd numbered 10,000 at the outside.> <It took him an hour at the outside to finish.>



Word by Word Definitions

outsideplay
  1. :  a place or region beyond an enclosure or boundary: as

    :  the world beyond the confines of an institution (as a prison)

    :  the world beyond the territory or state of Alaska

  1. :  of, relating to, or being on or toward the outer side or surface

    :  of, relating to, or being on or toward the outer side of a curve or turn

    :  of, relating to, or being on or near the outside

  1. :  on or to the outside

    :  outdoors

  1. : used as a function word to indicate movement to or position on the outer side of

    :  beyond the limits of

    :  except


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