outside

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. exterior, outer, external, outward. Ant., inside.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Outermost]
Syn. extreme, farthest, apart from, external, away from, farther; see also furthest .
2. [Exterior]
Syn. outdoor, external, outward; see outer .
Ant. inner, inside, interior.
n.
1. [An outer surface]
Syn. exterior, outer side, surface, integument, covering, sheath, shell, façade, topside, upper side, front side, face, appearance, outer aspect, seeming; see also body 4 , cover 1 , 2 , skin .
Ant. interior, inside*, inner side.
2. [The limit]
Syn. outline, border, bounds; see boundary , edge 1 , end 4 .
at the outside,
Syn. at the most, at the absolute limit, no more than, not more than; see most .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
outdoors, exterior, face, facade, front, surface, veneer, shell, covering.
II
a.
1. exterior outer, external, surface, extrinsic, superficial.
2. slight marginal, slim, remote, unlikely, faint, small.
ANT.: 1. inside, internal, intrinsic. 2. probable, certain
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun The greatest quantity or highest degree attainable: maximum, top, ultimate, utmost, uttermost. Idiom: ne plus ultra. See HIGH, LIMITED. II adjective Small in degree, especially of probability: faint, negligible, remote, slender, slight, slim. See BIG.

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