Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See outward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb See outward, adv.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb From the interior toward the exterior; in an outward direction.
  • adverb obsolete Outwardly; (merely) on the surface.

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

  • adverb toward the outside

Etymologies

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From outward +‎ -s.

Examples

  • During the Roman occupation of Palestine, Christianity was founded by Paul of Tarsus as a less ruthlessly monotheistic sect of Judaism and a less exclusive one, which looked outwards from the Jews to the rest of the world.

    Archie and the New Atheists

  • So, for what it is worth this is just my fondest wishes and positive vibes sent outwards from the War Room to all of you out there.

    New Pictures, For Your Viewing Pleasure

  • In fact, all her books grew, like a plant, from within outwards; they were born in the nursery of the schoolroom, and nurtured by the suggestions of the children's interest, thus blooming in the gar -

    The Seven Little Sisters Who Live on the Round Ball That Floats in the Air

  • When cleared outwards from the above ports such vessels must have the collector's clearance, showing that the above conditions have not been violated.

    Foreign and Colonial News

  • The fundamental structure of Christian proclamation "outwards" - towards searching and questioning mankind - is seen in Saint Paul's address at the Areopagus.

    Zenit: Benedict XVI on the Roots of European Culture

  • The fundamental structure of Christian proclamation "outwards" - towards searching and questioning mankind - is seen in Saint Paul's address at the Areopagus.

    Archive 2008-09-07

  • (link) I'm somewhat jealous of your and kateelliott's ability to generate more and more extra plot with even trying -- that things always seem to spin outwards rather than twining inwards every chance they get ...

    msagara: Michelle West DAW books update

  • On all four corners, use a pencil to mark the eyelet placement at all three points where the blue K’nex poke outwards from the frame

    K’Nex Lightbox Tutorial

  • I'm somewhat jealous of your and kateelliott's ability to generate more and more extra plot with even trying -- that things always seem to spin outwards rather than twining inwards every chance they get ... (

    msagara: Michelle West DAW books update

  • From Austrian Thomas Bernhard’s “Ritter, Dene, Voss” to Norwegian Jon Fosse’s “Someone is Going to Come” with Israel’s Yehuda Amichai and a radical poetic rewrite of “Antigone” in between, One Little Goat has proven itself time and time again to be driving outwards from the borders of contemporary theatre in Canada.

    Attention Toronto Ninjas: Talking Masks

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