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outward


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Outward  \Out"ward\,  n. 
  External  form  exterior.  [R.] 
 
  So  fair  an  outward  and  such  stuff  within.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Outward  \Out"ward\,  Outwards  \Out"wards\,  adv  [AS.  ?teweard. 
  See  {Out},  and  {-ward},  {-wards}.] 
  From  the  interior  part  in  a  direction  from  the  interior 
  toward  the  exterior;  out  to  the  outside;  beyond;  off  away 
  as  a  ship  bound  outward. 
 
  The  wrong  side  may  be  turned  outward.  --Shak. 
 
  Light  falling  on  them  is  not  reflected  outwards.  --Sir 
  I.  Newton. 
 
  {Outward  bound},  bound  in  an  outward  direction  or  to  foreign 
  parts  --  said  especially  of  vessels,  and  opposed  to 
  {homeward  bound}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Outward  \Out"ward\,  a. 
  1.  Forming  the  superficial  part  external;  exterior;  -- 
  opposed  to  {inward};  as  an  outward  garment  or  layer. 
 
  Though  our  outward  man  perish,  yet  the  inward  man  is 
  renewed  day  by  day  --Cor.  iv  16. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  outer  surface  or  to  what  is 
  external;  manifest;  public.  ``Sins  outward.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  An  outward  honor  for  an  inward  toil.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Foreign;  not  civil  or  intestine;  as  an  outward  war. 
  [Obs.]  --Hayward. 
 
  4.  Tending  to  the  exterior  or  outside. 
 
  The  fire  will  force  its  outward  way  --Dryden. 
  --  {Out"ward*ly},  adv  --  {Out"ward*ness},  n. 
 
  {Outward  stroke}.  (Steam  Engine)  See  under  {Stroke}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  outward 
  adj  1:  relating  to  physical  reality  rather  than  with  thoughts  or 
  the  mind;  "a  concern  with  outward  beauty  rather  than 
  with  inward  reflections"  [ant:  {inward}] 
  2:  that  is  going  out  or  leaving  "the  departing  train";  "an 
  outward  journey";  "outward-bound  ships"  [syn:  {departing(a)}, 
  {outbound},  {outward-bound}] 
  adv  :  toward  the  outside;  "move  the  needle  further  outward!"  [syn: 
  {outwards}]  [ant:  {inward}] 




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