Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Outward bound; headed away: outbound trains.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Leaving or departing; traveling away from; outward bound.
  • n. An outbound shipment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Outward bound.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Outward bound.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. that is going out or leaving

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Examples

  • "The U.S. was once the most important market in Japanese outbound cross-boarder deals, but now [buying a U.S. firm] is just one of many options given that the importance of the emerging countries has enormously increased" said

    Japanese Deal Makers, at Least, Like Yen Strength

  • Service seems great, the primary problem I see is that when I call outbound from say my cell phone, the receiver of the call is going to see my actual cell phone number.

    GigaOM

  • Only when placed in the more accurate and to-scale map of the city do the terms outbound and inbound make sense in context of the peninsula that is San Francisco.

    The Wreckoning

  • I rode shotgun in our 5-ton moving truck and I’ve rarely felt better to be outbound from a contract.

    hughstimson.org » Blog Archive » De-Mobbed to the Coast

  • They organize around both understanding market problems, as well as what is more traditionally defined as outbound marketing go-to-market strategy.

    Marty Zwilling: Seven Maxims That Have Led to Startup Success

  • Ms. Napolitano indicated there would be more so-called outbound enforcement: checking people and vehicles leaving the U.S. to see if they are carrying contraband.

    Napolitano Targets Border Violence

  • But officials who lead the two biggest DHS agencies involved -- Customs and Border Protection, and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement -- said in interviews they don't have funding currently designated for so-called outbound enforcement.

    Congress Aims to Police Border Violence

  • The links that had once mattered were the ones you offered on your blog, the so-called outbound links pointing to other sites.

    "Following links is like putting on 3-D glasses."

  • E-mail users have raised concerns about services that fail to ensure spam is not sent from the provider's network, otherwise known as outbound spam.

    TechCentral.ie - Answers + Analysis + Advice

  • But the single biggest concern about operating a team in Newfoundland is the travel, not only our own outbound, which is significantly higher than other team, but also we have to pick up the cost of the inbound teams ...

    CBC | Top Stories News

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