Outside

Definition of Outside

Out´side`
n.1.The external part of a thing; the part, end, or side which forms the external surface; that which appears, or is manifest; that which is superficial; the exterior.
There may be great need of an outside where there is little or nothing within.
- South.
Created beings see nothing but our outside.
- Addison.
2.The part or space which lies beyond the external edge of a structure or beyond the boundary of an inclosure.
I threw open the door of my chamber, and found the family standing on the outside.
- Spectator.
3.The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.; the utmost; as, it may last a week at the outside.
4.One who, or that which, is without; hence, an outside passenger, as distinguished from one who is inside. See Inside, n. 3.
5.The part of the world not encompassed by or under control of an organization or institution; as, prisoners are not allowed to pass objects to persons on the outside; one may not discuss company secretes with anyone on the outside.
a.1.Of or pertaining to the outside; external; exterior; superficial.
2.Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc.; as, an outside estimate.
Outside finish
(Arch.) a term for the minor parts, as corner boards, hanging stiles, etc., required to complete the exterior of a wooden building; - rare in masonry.
adv.1.On or to the outside (of); without; on the exterior; as, to ride outside the coach; he stayed outside.

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