Outward definitions

out'wərd
Having to do with the outside or exterior; outer.
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Clearly apparent; observable; visible.
adjective
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Away from the interior; to or toward the outside.
adjective
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Having to do with the physical or the body as opposed to the mind or spirit.
adjective
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Concerning the surface only; superficial.
adjective
95
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Away from the interior or from port; toward the outside.
adverb
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Visibly; openly; publicly.
adverb
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On the outside; externally.
adverb
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2
The outward part; exterior.
noun
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The material or external world.
noun
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Outward form or appearance.
noun
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Of, located on, or moving toward the outside or exterior; outer.
adjective
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Relating to the physical self.

A concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections.

adjective
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Purely external; superficial.

Outward composure.

adjective
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Toward the outside; away from a central point.
adverb
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adjective
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By all outward indications, he's a normal happy child, but if you talk to him, you will soon realize he has some psychological problems.

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Tending to the exterior or outside.
adjective
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Towards the outside; away from the centre. [from 10th c.]

We are outward bound.

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(obsolete, rare) To ward off; to keep out.
verb
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Origin of outward

Middle English from Old English ūtweard ūt out out -weard -ward