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inside

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of inside

  1. 1 an interior or internal part <the inside of the clock features an amazingly complex mechanism> Synonyms innards, interior, within Related Words belly, bowels, guts; stuffing; recesses; center, core, heart Near Antonyms border, boundary, brim, brink, edge, end, extremity, fringe, limit, lip, margin, perimeter, periphery, rim; surface Antonyms exterior, outside

  2. 2 usually insides pl  the internal organs of the body <medical students eager to see what people's insides look like> Synonyms entrails, innards, gut(s), inwards, viscera, vitalsRelated Words bowel(s), intestine(s); chitterlings (or chitlins), giblet(s), variety meat

  3. 3 the seat of one's deepest thoughts and emotions <not one to share her fears and worries, she keeps it all on the inside> Synonyms belly, blood, bone(s), bosom, breast, gut, heart, heartstrings, inner space, core, quick, soulRelated Words conscience, mind

  4. 4 information not generally available to the public <a person with the inside on what really happened at the board meeting> Synonyms book, 411 [slang], dope, lowdown, poop [slang], scoop, skinny [slang], tipRelated Words dirt, dish, gossip, rumor, story; hint, pointer; information, intelligence, news, tidings, wordNear Antonyms ancient history, open secret




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