interior

[ in-teer-ee-er ]
/ ɪnˈtɪər i ər /

adjective

noun

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Origin of interior

First recorded in 1480–90; from Latin, comparative adjective equivalent to inter- “inward” + -ior comparative suffix; see exterior

synonym study for interior

8. See inside.

OTHER WORDS FROM interior

in·te·ri·or·i·ty [in-teer-ee-awr-i-tee, -or-], /ɪnˌtɪər iˈɔr ɪ ti, -ˈɒr-/, nounin·te·ri·or·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for interior (1 of 2)

interior
/ (ɪnˈtɪərɪə) /

noun

adjective

Derived forms of interior

interiorly, adverb

Word Origin for interior

C15: from Latin (adj), comparative of inter within

British Dictionary definitions for interior (2 of 2)

Interior
/ (ɪnˈtɪərɪə) /

noun

the Interior (in titles) the domestic or internal affairs of any of certain countriesDepartment of the Interior
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