Definition of Inside

1. Noun. The region that is inside of something.

Exact synonyms: Interior
Specialized synonyms: Midland, Midst, Thick, Penetralia
Generic synonyms: Part, Region
Antonyms: Outside
Derivative terms: Interiorize

2. Adjective. Relating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space. "An inside pitch is between home plate and the batter"
Also: Internal
Similar to: Wrong
Antonyms: Outside

3. Adverb. Within a building. "In winter we play inside"
Exact synonyms: Indoors
Antonyms: Outdoors, Outside

4. Noun. The inner or enclosed surface of something.
Exact synonyms: Interior
Specialized synonyms: Belly
Generic synonyms: Surface
Antonyms: Outside

5. Adjective. Being or applying to the inside of a building. "An inside wall"
Similar to: Interior

6. Adverb. On the inside. "Inside, the car is a mess"
Exact synonyms: Within
Antonyms: Outside

7. Adjective. Confined to an exclusive group. "Privileged information"
Exact synonyms: Inner, Privileged
Similar to: Exclusive

8. Adverb. With respect to private feelings. "Inwardly, she was raging"
Exact synonyms: Inwardly
Partainyms: Inward
Antonyms: Outwardly

9. Adjective. Away from the outer edge. "The inside lane"
Similar to: Inner

10. Adverb. In reality. "She is very kind at heart"

Definition of Inside

1. prep. Within the sides of; in the interior; contained within; as, inside a house, book, bottle, etc.

2. a. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration.

3. n. The part within; interior or internal portion; content.

Definition of Inside

1. Noun. The interior or inner part. ¹

2. Noun. The side of a curved road, racetrack etc. that has the shorter arc length; the side of a racetrack nearer the interior of the course or some other point of reference. ¹

3. Noun. (colloquial) (''in plural'') The interior organs of the body, especially the guts. ¹

4. Preposition. Within the interior of something, closest to the center or to a specific point of reference. ¹

5. Adverb. Within or towards the interior of something, especially a building. ¹

6. Adverb. (colloquial) In prison. ¹

7. Adjective. Originating from or arranged by someone inside an organisation. ¹

8. Adjective. (baseball) A pitch that is toward the batter as it crosses home plate. ¹

9. Adjective. Nearer to the interior of a running track, horse racing course etc. ¹

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Definition of Inside

1. something that lies within [n -S]

Medical Definition of Inside

1. 1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration. "Kissing with inside lip." (Shak) 2. Adapted to the interior. Inside callipers, a general term for the final work in any building necessary for its completion, but other than unusual decoration; thus, in joiner work, the doors and windows, inside shutters, door and window trimmings, paneled jams, baseboards, and sometimes flooring and stairs; in plaster work, the finishing coat, the cornices, centerpieces, etc,; in painting, all simple painting of woodwork and plastering. Inside track, the inner part of a race course; hence, colloquially, advantage of place, facilities, etc, in competition. 1. The part within; interior or internal portion; content. "Looked he o' the inside of the paper?" (Shak) 2. The inward parts; entrails; bowels; hence, that which is within; private thoughts and feelings. "Here's none but friends; we may speak Our insides freely." (Massinger) 3. An inside passenger of a coach or carriage, as distinguished from one upon the outside. "So down thy hill, romantic Ashbourne, glides The Derby dilly, carrying three insides." (Anti-Jacobin) Patent insides or outside, a name give to newspaper sheets printed on one side with general and miscellaneous matter, and furnished wholesale to offices of small newspapers, where the blank pages are filled up with recent and local news. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inside

inside (current term)
inside-the-park homer
inside-the-park homers
inside address
inside addresses
inside back
inside baseball
inside caliper
inside centre

Literary usage of Inside

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Suppose the electrical distribution inside to be rigid, and connect the sheets of metal with the earth, so as to reduce thorn to potential zero. ..."

2. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1873)
"inside, originally, wag a ... inside this temple is one of their first Tirthankars, or deities, ..."

3. Harper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities by Harry Thurston Peck (1897)
"The street-door was usually fastened inside by bolts /« ~4i'/1 and a bar ... of the Poor-key fount! at Pompeii. house were also opened inside with keys. ..."

4. Weather by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Rose/Graf, Mike Graf, Nancy Schoefl, Evan-Moor (Firm (2002)
"Drop 2 or 3 lit matches inside and then quickly screw the top on. 2. After your teacher turns the lights off, hold a flashlight up so that it shines through ..."

5. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1886)
"First take the outside strand of the three in the right hand, pass it over the two next it, and lay it inside the two in the left hand. ..."

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