the outside world

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the outside world

: the people who live outside of a particular place or who do not belong to a particular group
  • The inmates have little contact with the outside world.
  • a local artist who was unknown to the outside world

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

world play
  1. : the earthly state of human existence

  2. : life after death

  3. : the earth with its inhabitants and all things upon it

  1. : of or relating to the world

  2. : extending or found throughout the world : worldwide

  3. : involving or applying to part of or the whole world


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