from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, located on, or moving toward the outside or exterior; outer.
- adj. Relating to the physical self: a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections.
- adj. Purely external; superficial: outward composure.
- adv. Toward the outside; away from a central point.
- adv. Archaic On the outside; externally.
- n. The material or external world: "There is nothing here,/Which, from the outward to the inward brought,/Molded thy baby thought” ( Tennyson).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. outer; located towards the outside
- adj. visible, noticeable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Forming the superficial part; external; exterior; -- opposed to
- adj. Of or pertaining to the outer surface or to what is external; manifest; public.
- adj. Foreign; not civil or intestine.
- adj. Tending to the exterior or outside.
- adv. From the interior part; in a direction from the interior toward the exterior; out; to the outside; beyond; off; away.
- n. External form; exterior.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To or toward the exterior; away from some point in the interior of a space or body to one beyond its limits; forth; outside.
- Away from port: as, a ship bound outward.
- So as to be exterior or visible; out.
- On the exterior; outwardly; externally; hence, visibly; apparently; seemingly; superficially.
- Directed toward the exterior or outside.
- Of or pertaining to the exterior or outside; external; outer; extrinsic; formal: opposed to inward: as, mere outward change.
- Beyond the limits or boundaries; hence, foreign.
- In theology, carnal; fleshly; not spiritual: as, the outward man.
- See the quotation.
- n. External form; external appearance; the exterior.
- n. That which is without; the outer or objective world.
- n. A ward in a separate wing or building attached to a hospital.
- n. A ward of a town or city outside of the original limits of the borough.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. toward the outside
- adj. that is going out or leaving
- adj. relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind
Hold out one arm, say the left, straight in front at shoulder level; holding the ball in the right hand, swing the right arm outward in a full circle; toss the ball upward from under the outstretched arm, and catch with the hand that threw, palm _outward_.
Toss the ball under the upraised knee as follows: Holding the ball in the right hand, raise the right knee upward, bent at an angle, swing the right arm in circle outward, and toss the ball upward from under the knee; that is, from the inner side of the leg; catch with the hand that threw, palm _outward_.
Here they keep up an inward and outward wave-like movement, which is quicker and has greater force in the _outward_ direction.
There is something that hears, sees and feels, a something that takes cognizance of what happens in what we call the outward world.
The only time we may listen to of someone being shot from outward is if a an accident.
In the 1950s, a nationwide trend towards suburbanization occurred as people moved outward from the metropolitan centers to less developed commuter suburbs.
On the asphalt, yellow stripes radiate outward from a central line, guiding our eye from one shiny machine to the next.
Who gets the wages I don't know; but I do know that this driving of crews to desert in outward ports is a common enough practice on many English sailing ships.
Each time he took a specimen, faint concentric waves appeared to ripple outward from the site.
A large numeral 5 is in the center, from which thirteen six-point stars alternate with thirteen rays (originally called bars), radiating outward from the 5 to form an encircling wreath between the 5 and the text along the rim.