Inside and Outward


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Inside adjective – Situated farther in.
Usage example: chose the inside lane to run around the track

Outward is an antonym for inside in inner topic.
Nearby Word: insider
Antonyms for Inside


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Outward adjective – Situated on the outside or farther out.
Usage example: the wall's outward face is painted over with a colorful mural honoring illustrious members of the community

Inside is an antonym for outward in apparent topic.
Nearby Words: outwardly, outwards, outwardness
Antonyms for Outward
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Things that words describes

force inside force outward force
look inside look outward look
appearance inside appearance outward appearance
form inside form outward form
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Both words in one sentence

  • Bigger on the Inside If you can go inside it, expect it to be a lot larger inside unless its outward appearance is intended to be imposing (such as a department store.) Some of the gyms even have interiors bigger than the towns they're in.
  • Manga / Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Stepford Smiler: Several of the characters in the story are actually pretty broken inside, despite their outward appearance.
  • Webcomic / Spartans And Marshmallows Not So Different: Celestia compares Chief to Luna- someone with an outward veneer of calm, but with a raging inferno inside.
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