the outside


: an area around or near something (such as a building)
The house looks nice from the outside.

Examples of the outside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The industry is living out a bonafide Prometheus moment—and from the outside looking in, everything’s changed. Chris Gallagher, USA TODAY, 12 May 2024 Much of the outside pre-draft analysis projected him to be among the top 20 at his position. Jeff Miller, Los Angeles Times, 11 May 2024 As on social media, the Zillow Gone Wild TV show is aimed at a general audience and focuses on homes that defy everyday expectations in some way — whether visible from the outside in the architecture, or hidden inside as part of the home decor. Chloe Veltman, NPR, 4 May 2024 Unlike at a hotel, which typically has guest rooms accessible from an inside corridor, motel rooms are entered from the outside. Laura Kiniry, Smithsonian Magazine, 2 May 2024 From the outside, data centers can resemble ordinary warehouses. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 2 May 2024 The Sheriff’s Office doesn’t identify officers until the outside investigation is completed. Shaun Goodwin, Idaho Statesman, 1 May 2024 From the outside, this 790-foot-long Beaux-Arts palace looked like it had been transplanted from a fashionable Parisian boulevard. Simon Willis, Travel + Leisure, 25 Apr. 2024 So, while the vents are soaking and drying: Wipe down the outside of the vent, nearby cabinets and the backsplash. USA TODAY, 23 Apr. 2024

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“The outside.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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