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outdoors

play
adverb out·doors \ ˌau̇t-ˈdȯrz , ˈau̇t-ˈdȯrz \

Definition of outdoors

:outside a building :in or into the open air

Examples of outdoors in a Sentence

  1. The game is meant to be played outdoors.

  2. He worked outdoors all afternoon.

  3. I went outdoors for some fresh air.

Recent Examples of outdoors from the Web

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First Known Use of outdoors

circa 1729

outdoors Synonyms

Synonyms
alfresco, out, outside
Antonyms
indoors
Related Words
without
Near Antonyms
in, inside, within

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outdoors

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Definition of outdoors

1 :a place or location away from the confines of a building
2 :the world away from human habitations

First Known Use of outdoors

1830



OUTDOORS Defined for English Language Learners

outdoors

play
adverb

Definition of outdoors for English Language Learners

  • : outside a building : not inside a building


OUTDOORS Defined for Kids

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outdoors

play
adverb out·doors \ au̇t-ˈdȯrz \

Definition of outdoors for Students

:outside a building :in or into the open air
  • She likes to play outdoors.

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outdoors

noun

Definition of outdoors for Students

:the open air


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