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outside

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 4)

1 situated on the outside or farther out
  • slower moving vehicles should keep to the outside lane

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2 small in degree
  • though they haven't been playing at their best, they still have an outside chance of making it into the championship series

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3 of the greatest or highest degree or quantity
  • the outside cost for repairing the item will be a thousand dollars

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outside

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of outside (Entry 2 of 4)

in or into the open air
  • go outside and smoke, if you must

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outside

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of outside (Entry 3 of 4)

1 an outer part or layer
  • painted the outside of the house

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2 the greatest amount, number, or part
  • there were 300 people at the outside who attended the softball game

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3 the outward form of someone or something especially as indicative of a quality
  • on the outside, he was the self-assured star athlete

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outside

preposition

Synonyms & Antonyms of outside (Entry 4 of 4)

1 not including
  • outside that one suggestion, I haven't heard any better ideas

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2 out of the reach or sphere of
  • it is always refreshing to be assigned a project at work that is outside one's usual range of responsibility

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The first known use of outside was in the 15th century

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“Outside.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outside. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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