External and Inside


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External adjective – Not being a vital part of or belonging to something.
Usage example: the defendant's socioeconomic status must be regarded as entirely external to his guilt or innocence

Inside is an antonym for external in topics: outside, outer.
Nearby Words: exterior, externalize, externalise, externally, externalized
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Inside adjective – Situated farther in.
Usage example: chose the inside lane to run around the track

External is an antonym for inside in topics: inner, interior, secret.
Nearby Word: insider
Antonyms for Inside
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Things that words describes

device external device inside device
help external help inside help
force external force inside force
appearance external appearance inside appearance
Other nouns: world, perspective, version, source, walls, scenes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Insert Grenade Here Tanks generally have a bolt on the inside and an external "lock" (two holes for a padlock).
  • Can overlap with The Mole when the inside man is part of an external criminal organization.
    Source: Inside Job
  • Bigger on the Inside Milton before, is absolutely stunned by how huge the place looks like from the inside, far in excess of the external dimensions.
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Inside and External. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 23, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/external/inside
External & Inside. N.p., 2016. Web. 23 Nov. 2020. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/external/inside>.
Inside or External. 2016. Accessed November 23, 2020. https://thesaurus.plus/related/external/inside.

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