Associations to the word «Outward»


OUTWARD, adjective. Outer; located towards the outside
OUTWARD, adjective. Visible, noticeable
OUTWARD, adjective. Tending to the exterior or outside.
OUTWARD, adjective. (obsolete) Foreign; not civil or intestine.
OUTWARD, adverb. Towards the outside; away from the centre. [from 10thc.]
OUTWARD, adverb. (obsolete) Outwardly, in outer appearances; publicly. [14th-17thc.]
OUTWARD, verb. (obsolete) (rare) To ward off; to keep out.

Dictionary definition

OUTWARD, adverb. Toward the outside; "move the needle further outward!".
OUTWARD, adjective. Relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind; "a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections".
OUTWARD, adjective. That is going out or leaving; "the departing train"; "an outward journey"; "outward-bound ships".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley