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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 ?
Indeed, many are the Nantucket ships in which you will see the skipper parading his quarter-deck with an elated grandeur not surpassed in any military navy; nay, extorting almost as much outward homage as if he wore the imperial purple, and not the shabbiest of pilot-cloth.
I may be a baby," said the Mouse, gravely, as he passed outward through the forest of shins, "but I know tolerably well how to diagnose a volcano.
At a very early period she had apprehended instinctively the dual life--that outward existence which conforms, the inward life which questions.
Whatever his outward demeanour may have been, his poetry gives us no indication of it, being full of delicate mysticism, almost impossible to reproduce in the English language.
One Evening in December as my Father, my Mother and myself, were arranged in social converse round our Fireside, we were on a sudden greatly astonished, by hearing a violent knocking on the outward door of our rustic Cot.
It will be necessary to enlarge a little more upon the nature of each of these states, which is not without some difficulty, for he who would enter into a philosophical inquiry into the principles of them, and not content himself with a superficial view of their outward conduct, must pass over and omit nothing, but explain the true spirit of each of them.
for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed ap- pear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness.
And therefore, whensoever it cometh to that pass, that one saith, Ecce in deserto, another saith, Ecce in penetralibus; that is, when some men seek Christ, in the conventicles of heretics, and others, in an outward face of a church, that voice had need continually to sound in men's ears, Nolite exire, - Go not out.
Sire," said he, "I know that no physician has been able to cure your majesty, but if you will follow my instructions, I will promise to cure you without any medicines or outward application.
The one idea in him that found its way outward to expression was the idea of Julian.
Whether the insatiable curiosity of this good woman had carried her on to that business, or whether she did it to confirm herself in the good graces of Mrs Blifil, who, notwithstanding her outward behaviour to the foundling, frequently abused the infant in private, and her brother too, for his fondness to it, I will not determine; but she had now, as she conceived, fully detected the father of the foundling.
The definition of a "momentary thing" involves problems concerning time, since the particulars constituting a momentary thing will not be all simultaneous, but will travel outward from the thing with the velocity of light (in case the thing is in vacuo).