inside Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the region that is inside of something
noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
adjective relating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space
- he reached into his inside jacket pocket
- inside out
- an inside pitch is between home plate and the batter
adjective satellite being or applying to the inside of a building
- an inside wall
adjective satellite confined to an exclusive group
- privy to inner knowledge
- inside information
- privileged information
adjective satellite away from the outer edge
- an inner lahne
- the inside lane
adverb within a building
- in winter we play inside
adverb on the inside
- inside, the car is a mess
adverb with respect to private feelings
- inwardly, she was raging
adverb in reality
in spite of appearance; deep down; at bottom; at heart.
- she is very kind at heart
In"side` preposition adverb
Within the sides of; in the interior; contained within; as, insidea house, book, bottle, etc.
Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the insidepassengers of a stagecoach; insidedecoration.
Kissing with inside lip. Shak.
Adapted to the interior.
The part within; interior or internal portion; content.
Looked he o' the inside of the paper? Shak.
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.
An inside passenger of a coach or carriage, as distinguished from one upon the outside.Colloq. Eng.
So down thy hill, romantic Ashbourne, glides The Derby dilly, carrying three insides. Anti-Jacobin.
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