AskDefine | Define outward

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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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  1. outer; located towards the outside


  1. toward the outside; away from the centre
    We are outward bound.



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