(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. internal, interior; indoor; privileged, specialized. —adv. within; indoors, out of the cold. —n. interior; private, personal. See speciality. Ant., outside, out of doors.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Within]
Syn. within the boundaries of, within the circumference of, bounded, surrounded by; see in 1 , 2 , under 1 , 3 , within .
Ant. after, beyond*, outside.
2. [Within doors]
Syn. indoors, under a roof, in a house, out of the open, behind closed doors, under a shelter, in, in under, in the interior.
Ant. outside*, out-of-doors, in the open.
3. [*Known only to insiders]
Syn. private, privileged, confidential, exclusive; see private , secret 1 .
4. [Toward the center]
Syn. inner, inward, internal, interior, close up; see also central 1 .
Syn. interior, center, core, middle, inner surface, lining, inner recesses; see also center 1 , lining .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
interior, middle, innards, soul, guts, heart.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Located inside or farther in: inlying, inner, interior, internal. See EDGE. 2. Known about by very few: auricular, confidential, private, secret. Informal: hush-hush. See SHOW. 3. Being closer to a center of power and influence: inner. See EDGE, POLITICS. 4. Characterized by a close and thorough acquaintance: intimate1, personal. See NEAR.

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