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out·ward

 (out′wərd)
adj.
1. Of, located on, or moving toward the outside or exterior; outer.
2. Relating to the physical self: a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections.
3. Purely external; superficial: outward composure.
adv. also out·wards (-wərdz)
Toward the outside; away from a central point.

[Middle English, from Old English ūtweard : ūt, out; see out + -weard, -ward.]

out′ward·ness n.

outward

(ˈaʊtwəd)
adj
1. of or relating to what is apparent or superficial
2. of or relating to the outside of the body
3. belonging or relating to the external, as opposed to the mental, spiritual, or inherent
4. of, relating to, or directed towards the outside or exterior
5. (Nautical Terms) (of a ship, part of a voyage, etc) leaving for a particular destination
6. the outward man
a. the body as opposed to the soul
b. facetious clothing
adv
7. (Nautical Terms) (of a ship) away from port
8. a variant of outwards
n
the outward part; exterior
ˈoutwardness n

out•ward

(ˈaʊt wərd)

adj.
1. proceeding or directed toward the outside or away from a center.
2. pertaining to or being what is seen or apparent; pertaining to surface qualities only; superficial: outward appearances.
3. lying toward or on the outside; exterior: an outward court.
4. of or pertaining to the outside or outer surface: the outward walls of a house.
5. pertaining to the outside of the body; external.
6. pertaining to the body, as opposed to the mind or spirit.
7. belonging or pertaining to what is external to oneself: outward influences.
n.
8. that which is external or material; external appearance or reality.
adv.
9. toward the outside; out.
10. away from port: a ship bound outward.
Also, out′wards.
[before 900; Old English ūtweard]
out′ward•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.outward - relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind; "a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections"
superficial - concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences"
inward - relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts; "a concern with inward reflections"
2.outward - that is going out or leaving; "the departing train"; "an outward journey"; "outward-bound ships"
outgoing - leaving a place or a position; "an outgoing steamship"
Adv.1.outward - toward the outside; "move the needle further outward!"
inward, inwards - toward the center or interior; "move the needle further inwards!"

outward

adjective apparent, seeming, outside, surface, external, outer, superficial, ostensible In spite of my outward calm, I was very shaken.
inside, internal, interior, inner, inward

outward

adjective
Appearing as such but not necessarily so:
Translations
خارِجيظاهِري، مَرْئي
udturenydre
kifelé tartó
útleiî, ferîalag aî heimanytri, yfirborîs-
smerujúci von
navzvenvidenzunanji
dış ülkeleredışa doğrudışarıdışarıya

outward

[ˈaʊtwəd]
A. ADJ
1. (= going out) [flight, ship, freight] → de salida, de ida; [movement] → hacia fuera
on the outward journeyen el viaje de ida
2. (= exterior) [appearance etc] → exterior, externo
with an outward show of concernhaciendo gala de or (LAm) luciendo preocupación
B. ADVhacia fuera
outward bound (from/for)saliendo (de/con rumbo a)
the ship was outward bound from/for Vigoel barco salía de/iba con rumbo a Vigo

outward

[ˈaʊtwərd] adj
[sign, appearances] → extérieur(e)
[journey] → aller
We met on the outward journey → Nous avons fait connaissance pendant le voyage aller.

outward

adj
(= of or on the outside) appearance, formäußere(r, s); beautyäußerlich; he put on an outward show of confidenceer gab sich den Anstrich von Selbstsicherheit
(= going out) movementnach außen führend or gehend; freightausgehend; the outward flow of trafficder Verkehr(sstrom) aus der Stadt heraus; outward journey/voyageHinreise f; outward flightHinflug m; outward investmentAuslandsinvestitionen pl
advnach außen; the door opens outwarddie Tür geht nach außen auf; outward bound (ship)auslaufend (→ from von, for mit Bestimmung, mit Kurs auf +acc); Outward Bound courseAbenteuerkurs m

outward

[ˈaʊtwəd] adj
a. (movement) → verso l'esterno
on the outward journey → durante il viaggio di andata
b. (sign, appearances) → esteriore
with an outward show of interest → mostrando un apparente interesse

out

(aut)
1. adverb, adjective not in a building etc; from inside a building etc; in(to) the open air. The children are out in the garden; They went out for a walk.
2. adverb from inside (something). He opened the desk and took out a pencil.
3. adverb, adjective away from home, an office etc. We had an evening out; The manager is out.
4. adverb, adjective far away. The ship was out at sea; He went out to India.
5. adverb loudly and clearly. He shouted out the answer.
6. adverb completely. She was tired out.
7. adverb, adjective not correct. My calculations seem to be out.
8. adverb, adjective free, known, available etc. He let the cat out; The secret is out.
9. adverb, adjective (in games) having been defeated. The batsman was (caught) out.
10. adverb, adjective on strike. The men came out in protest.
11. adverb, adjective no longer in fashion. Long hair is definitely out.
12. adverb, adjective (of the tide) with the water at or going to its lowest level. The tide is (going) out.
13. adjective unacceptable. That suggestion is definitely out.
(as part of a word)
1. not inside or near, as in out-lying.
2. indicating outward movement, as in outburst.
3. indicating that the action goes further or beyond a normal action, as in outshine.
ˈouter adjective
outside; far from (the centre of) something. outer space.
ˈoutermost adjective
nearest the edge, outside etc. the outermost ring on the target.
ˈouting noun
a usually short trip, made for pleasure. an outing to the seaside.
ˈoutward adjective
1. on or towards the outside; able to be seen. Judging by his outward appearance, he's not very rich; no outward sign of unhappiness.
2. (of a journey) away from. The outward journey will be by sea, but they will return home by air.
ˈoutwardly adverb
in appearance. Outwardly he is cheerful, but he is really a very unhappy person.
ˈoutwards adverb
towards the outside edge or surface. Moving outwards from the centre of the painting, we see that the figures become smaller.
ˈout-and-out adjective
very bad. an out-and-out liar.
out-of-datedateout-of-pocket adjective
paid in cash; paid out of your own pocket. out-of-pocket expenses.
be out of pocket
to have no money; to lose money. I can't pay you now as I'm out of pocket at the moment.
out of printprintout of sight
1. no longer visible; where you cannot see something or be seen. They watched the ship sailing until it was out of sight; Put it out of sight.
2. an old expression meaning wonderful, fantastic. The show was out of sight.
out of sight, out of mind
an expression describing a situation in which someone is forgotten when he/she is not around. They used to be close friends, but since he left it has become a case of out of sight, out of mind.
ˌout-of-the-ˈway adjective
difficult to reach or arrive at. an out-of-the-way place.
be out for
to be wanting or intending to get. She is out for revenge.
be out to
to be determined to. He is out to win the race.
out of
1. from inside. He took it out of the bag.
2. not in. Mr Smith is out of the office; out of danger; out of sight.
3. from among. Four out of five people like this song.
4. having none left. She is quite out of breath.
5. because of. He did it out of curiosity/spite.
6. from. He drank the lemonade straight out of the bottle.
out of doors
outside. We like to eat out of doors in summer.
out of it
1. not part of a group, activity etc. I felt a bit out of it at the party.
2. no longer involved in something. That was a crazy scheme – I'm glad to be out of it.
out of orderorderout of the way
unusual. There was nothing out of the way about what she said.
out of this worldworldout of workwork
References in classic literature ?
Amy rose to comply with outward composure, but a secret fear oppressed her, for the limes weighed upon her conscience.
Upward and outward the stone walls swept, and they saw dimly before them, in the light of their torches, a vast cavern, seemingly formed by the falling in of mountains, which, in toppling over, had met overhead in a sort of rough arch, thus protecting, in a great measure, that which lay beneath them.
If he shot himself in the way they think, the gash will be torn from the inside outward.
At a very early period she had apprehended instinctively the dual life--that outward existence which conforms, the inward life which questions.
he said, in a voice as remarkable for the softness and sweetness of its tones, as was his person for its rare proportions; "I may speak of these things, and be no braggart; for I have been down at both havens; that which is situate at the mouth of Thames, and is named after the capital of Old England, and that which is called 'Haven', with the addition of the word'New'; and have seen the scows and brigantines collecting their droves, like the gathering to the ark, being outward bound to the Island of Jamaica, for the purpose of barter and traffic in four-footed animals; but never before have I beheld a beast which verified the true scripture war-horse like this: 'He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength; he goeth on to meet the armed men.
The aspect of the venerable mansion has always affected me like a human countenance, bearing the traces not merely of outward storm and sunshine, but expressive also, of the long lapse of mortal life, and accompanying vicissitudes that have passed within.
If his notice was sought, an expression of courtesy and interest gleamed out upon his features, proving that there was light within him, and that it was only the outward medium of the intellectual lamp that obstructed the rays in their passage.
Can it be, then, that by that act of physical isolation, he signifies his spiritual withdrawal for the time, from all outward worldly ties and connexions?
Was it that this old carpenter had been a life-long wanderer, whose much rolling, to and fro, not only had gathered no moss; but what is more, had rubbed off whatever small outward clingings might have originally pertained to him?
His outward life was commonplace and uninteresting; he was just a hotel-porter, and expected to remain one while he lived; but meantime, in the realm of thought, his life was a perpetual adventure.
He was dressed in a coat of buffalo-skin, made with the hair outward, which gave him a shaggy and fierce appearance, perfectly in keeping with the whole air of his physiognomy.
This makes it impossible for a man to live honestly, and at the same time comfortably, in outward respects.