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out·ward

outward

 
 
pronunciation:
aUt wrd
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: on or moving toward the outside or surface of.
The outward appearance of the house was cheerful.
synonyms:
exterior, external, outer, outside
antonyms:
inward
similar words:
outlying
definition 2: of or relating to the surface or outside only.
His face showed no outward sign of fear.
synonyms:
apparent, exterior, outer
similar words:
evident, outside, right, visible
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: toward the outside.
The door swung outward.
antonyms:
inward
similar words:
away, forth, out, outside, without
derivations: outwards (adv.), outwardness (n.)