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out·side

outside

 
 
pronunciation:
aUt saId [or] aUt saId
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, adverb, preposition
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the outer side or surface.
Please write your name on the outside of your notebook.
 
synonyms:
exterior, surface
antonyms:
inside
similar words:
border, rim, shell
definition 2: any space not inside.
We stood on the outside of the building.
synonyms:
outdoors
antonyms:
interior
similar words:
exterior, open
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to the outer side or surface.
The cake has an outside layer of chocolate.
synonyms:
exterior, external, outer, outward
antonyms:
inside
definition 2: not likely; slight.
He has only an outside chance of winning.
synonyms:
distant, faint, off, remote, slight, slim
similar words:
small
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: in or to the outdoors.
We played outside on the porch.
antonyms:
inside, within
 
part of speech: preposition
definition: on, in, or to the outer space of.
The cat watched the bird outside the house.
synonyms:
beyond, past
antonyms:
inside
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