from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Headed out, as toward the open sea: an outward-bound tanker.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. bound in an outward direction or to foreign parts; -- said especially of vessels, and opposed to
- adj. travelling away from a port or station. Opposite of
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Proceeding from a port or country: as, an outward-bound ship.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. that is going out or leaving
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From two days to a week saw the end of their money and saw them being carted by the boarding-house masters on board outward-bound ships.
Savvy travelers have been visiting these countries for years, but look for travel to increase following the economic trends, and look for more outward-bound travelers from the BRIC countries as well.
Guests also learn navigation skills, go hiking, and get tips on the best pubs and picnic stops from the guides, many of whom have been leading outward-bound trips in the area for years.
Norman Mailer described life at the mansion as "outward-bound and timeless", and indeed Hefner seems to float in an airbrushed dream space, an unfading caricature of his former self.
It offers all of us, not only recession-proof adventure, but transport to times gone by that even the most luxurious outward-bound expeditions can't reach.
Lady Yee revealed that the poor man had been struck by a falling yardarm when outward-bound from Canton.
The only effective option is a total cordon sanitaire on all outward-bound movements from North Korea.
For the more active traveler, Ubud also has a choice of outward-bound pursuits.
Bardsey offers outward-bound autumn birds a stopover before the sea.
Immigration officials said although statistics were still being compiled at the border posts, estimates are that between 2800 and 3500 people were outward-bound daily in the run-up to the Christmas holiday, the Herald reported.