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- (General American) enPR: out'wərd, IPA(key): /ˈaʊt.wɚd/
- (Received Pronunciation) enPR: out'wəd, IPA(key): /ˈaʊt.wəd/
- Hyphenation: out‧ward
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- outer; located towards the outside
- visible, noticeable
- By all outward indications, he's a normal happy child, but if you talk to him, you will soon realize he has some psychological problems.
- c. 1587–1588, [Christopher Marlowe], Tamburlaine the Great. […] The First Part […], 2nd edition, part 1, London: […] [R. Robinson for] Richard Iones, […], published 1592, →OCLC; reprinted as Tamburlaine the Great (A Scolar Press Facsimile), Menston, Yorkshire, London: Scolar Press, 1973, →ISBN, Act I, scene ii:
- Noble and milde this Perſean ſeemes to be,
If outward habit Iudge the inward man.
- Tending to the exterior or outside.
- (obsolete) Foreign; not civil or intestine.
outer; located towards the outside
- Towards the outside; away from the centre. [from 10th c.]
- We are outward bound.
- (obsolete) Outwardly, in outer appearances; publicly. [14th–17th c.]
- 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, “iij”, in Le Morte Darthur, book XVIII:
- ANd thenne the quene lete make a preuy dyner in london vnto the knyȝtes of the round table / and al was for to shewe outward that she had as grete Ioye in al other knyghtes of the table round as she had in sir launcelot / al only at that dyner she had sir Gawayne and his bretheren
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toward the outside; away from the centre
- (General American) IPA(key): /aʊtˈwɔɹd/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /aʊtˈwɔːd/
- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)d
outward (plural outwards)
- outside (in the exterior)
- To an external location; outwards
- At the exterior; at a location away from one's home or homeland
- From an external perspective; seemingly.
- secularly; in a practical manner.
- “ǒutwā̆rd(e, adv.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-12.
- outside, outer, on the surface
- outward, toward the exterior
- Oriented towards the outside.
- Due to outside factors.
- In somewhere outside a given place or thing (especially of a country).
- Non-religious; lay
- “ǒutwā̆rd(e, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-12.