outward

[ out-werd ]
/ ˈaʊt wərd /

adjective

noun

that which is external; the external or material world.
outward appearance.

adverb Also out·wards.

Origin of outward

before 900; Middle English; Old English ūtweard. See out, -ward

OTHER WORDS FROM outward

out·ward·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for outwards (1 of 2)

outwards

outward

/ (ˈaʊtwədz) /

adverb

towards the outside; out

British Dictionary definitions for outwards (2 of 2)

outward
/ (ˈaʊtwəd) /

adjective

adverb

(of a ship) away from port
a variant of outwards

noun

the outward part; exterior

Derived forms of outward

outwardness, noun
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