at the outside

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of at the outside

: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

outside play
  1. : a place or region beyond an enclosure or boundary: such as

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

  3. : the world beyond the territory or state of Alaska

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

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

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

  1. : on or to the outside

  2. : outdoors

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

  2. : beyond the limits of

  3. : except


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