Synonyms for outside

Synonyms for (noun) outside

Synonyms: outside, exterior

Definition: the outer side or surface of something

Similar words: surface

Definition: the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object

Usage: they skimmed over the surface of the water; a brush small enough to clean every dental surface; the sun has no distinct surface


Synonyms: exterior, outside

Definition: the region that is outside of something

Similar words: region, part

Definition: the extended spatial location of something

Usage: the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space

Synonyms for (adjective) outside

Synonyms: away, outside

Definition: (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter

Usage: the pitch was away (or wide); an outside pitch

Similar words: inaccurate

Definition: not exact

Usage: an inaccurate translation; the thermometer is inaccurate


Synonyms: outside

Definition: originating or belonging beyond some bounds:"the outside world"

Usage: outside interests; an outside job

Similar words: external

Definition: happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface

Usage: the external auditory canal; external pressures


Synonyms: outside

Definition: on or toward an outer edge

Usage: an outer lane; the outside lane

Similar words: outer

Definition: being on the outside or further from a center

Usage: spent hours adorning the outer man; the outer suburbs


Synonyms: outside

Definition: leading to or from the outside

Usage: an outside door

Similar words: exterior

Definition: situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building

Usage: an exterior scene; exterior grade plywood; exterior paints


Synonyms: outside, external, international

Definition: from or between other countries

Usage: external commerce; international trade; developing nations need outside help

Similar words: foreign

Definition: of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)

Usage: foreign trade; a foreign office


Synonyms: outside

Definition: functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit

Usage: extramural hospital care and treatment; extramural studies

Similar words: extramural

Definition: carried on outside the bounds of an institution or community

Usage: extramural sports


Synonyms: external, extraneous, outside

Definition: coming from the outside

Usage: extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph; relying upon an extraneous income; disdaining outside pressure groups

Similar words: extrinsic

Definition: not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside

Usage: extrinsic evidence; an extrinsic feature of the new building; that style is something extrinsic to the subject; looking for extrinsic aid


Synonyms: remote, outside

Definition: very unlikely

Usage: an outside chance; a remote possibility; a remote contingency

Similar words: unlikely

Definition: has little chance of being the case or coming about

Usage: an unlikely story; an unlikely candidate for reelection; a butcher is unlikely to preach vegetarianism


Synonyms: out-of-door, outdoor, outside

Definition: located, suited for, or taking place in the open air

Usage: outdoor clothes; badminton and other outdoor games; a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding

Similar words: open-air, alfresco

Definition: in the open air

Usage: an alfresco lunch; an open-air theater


Similar words: outdoorsy

Definition: characteristic of or suitable to outdoor life

Usage: a rugged outdoorsy life


Synonyms: outside

Definition: relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit

Usage: an outside margin

Similar words: after-school

Definition: outside regular school hours

Usage: a special after-school class


Similar words: extracurricular

Definition: outside the regular duties of your job or profession


Similar words: extracurricular

Definition: outside the regular academic curriculum

Usage: sports and drama are popular extracurricular activities


Similar words: right

Definition: (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward

Usage: the right side of the cloth showed the pattern; be sure your shirt is right side out