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EN[ˈaʊtsaɪd] [aʊtˈsaɪd] [-aɪd]
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WOutside
  • Outside may refer to:
  • Wilderness
  • Outside (magazine), an outdoors magazine
  • Outside (film), a 2004 short film written and directed by Jenn Kao and starring Courtney Ford
  • Outside (2002 film), a 2002 film produced by Chris Bender
  • Outside, a book by Marguerite Duras
  • Outside (Alaska), any non-Alaska location, as referred to by Alaskans
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    Definition of outside in English Dictionary

  • NounPLoutsidesPREout-SUF-side
    1. The part of something that faces out; the outer surface.
      1. The external appearance of something.
        1. The space beyond some limit or boundary.
          1. The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.
            1. It may last a week at the outside.
          2. (dated, Britain) COL A passenger riding on the outside of a coach or carriage.
          3. AdjectiveCOMmore outsideSUPmost outside
            1. Of or pertaining to the outer surface, limit or boundary.
              1. The outside surface looks good.
            2. Of, pertaining to or originating from beyond the outer surface, limit or boundary.
              1. (baseball, of a pitch) Away (far) from the batter as it crosses home plate.
                1. The first pitch is ... just a bit outside.
              2. Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc.
                1. an outside estimate
            3. AdverbCOMmore outsideSUPmost outside
              1. Outdoors.
                1. Just under the ceiling there were three lunette windows, heavily barred and blacked out in the normal way by centuries of grime. Their bases were on a level with the pavement outside, a narrow way which was several feet lower than the road behind the house.
            4. Preposition
              1. On the outside of, not inside (something, such as a building).
                1. Near, but not in.
                  1. (usually with “of”) Except, apart from.
                    1. Outside of winning the lottery, the only way to succeed is through many years of hard work.
                2. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • Both sides--the "commercialists" and the "conservationists"--blitzed with outside endorsements, tours, advertisements, fliers, newspaper articles, and radio and TV publicity.
                    • As Ciddy and child had slept soundly under Omeriah's roof, a group of young "kidren" playing outside sang a "ring song" [...]
                    • Whitemail, which also appears unfair to some, may enhance shareholder value if the outside investor is able to influence management in a more positive way than other shareholders could.
                  2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                    • Outside Russia, the Cossacks tend to be viewed as cartoonish anachronisms, with their whips, papakha fur hats and horses.
                    • Outside shooting is essential to beating a zone defense.
                  3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • Jim went over to hit on that girl at the bar, but as he opened his mouth, he felt he was about to bust a move, so he continued toward the patio outside.
                    • Wavy panels made of steel trelliswork hang from the entry’s ceiling; big squat columns frame views to a small public garden outside.
                    • ...put three pieces of pimola on top and a row of chopped olives around outside.
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Adjectives
                    • Adverbs
                      • Nouns
                        • Countable nouns
                        • Prepositions
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                        1. en outsider
                        2. fr outsider
                        3. en outsides
                        4. en outsiders
                        5. fr outsiders
                        Source: Wiktionary
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                        Meaning of outside for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "outside" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a preposition.
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