The definition of interior is something or someone on the inside.adjective
- An example of interior is an indoor dining room.
- An example of interior is land away from the Atlantic and Pacific ocean coasts.
Interior is defined as inside or the inner parts.noun
An example of interior are the organs inside our bodies.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- situated within; on the inside; inner
- away from the coast, border, or frontier; inland
- of the internal, or domestic, affairs of a country
- of the inner nature of a person or thing; private, secret, etc.
Origin: ME < MFr < L, compar. of inter, between: see inter-
- the interior part of anything; specif.,
- the inside of a room or building
- the inland part of a country or region
- the inner nature of a person or thing
- a picture, view, etc. of the inside of a room or building
- the internal, or domestic, affairs of a country: the U.S. Department of the Interior
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- Of, relating to, or located on the inside; inner.
- Of or relating to one's mental or spiritual being: “She thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it” (David Denby).
- Situated away from a coast or border; inland.
- The internal portion or area.
- One's mental or spiritual life.
- The inland part of a political or geographic entity.
- The internal affairs of a country or nation.
- A representation of the inside of a building or room, as in a photograph.
Origin: Ultimately Latin, comparative adj. of inter, between; see en in Indo-European roots.
- in·teˌri·orˈi·ty noun
- in·teˈri·or·ly adverb