Out"ward (?), Out"wards (?), adv. [AS. teweard. See Out, and -ward, -wards.]

From the interior part; in a direction from the interior toward the exterior; out; to the outside; beyond; off; away; as, a ship bound outward.

The wrong side may be turned outward. Shak.

Light falling on them is not reflected outwards. Sir I. Newton.

Outward bound, bound in an outward direction or to foreign parts; -- said especially of vessels, and opposed to homeward bound.

 

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Out"ward, a.

1.

Formmg the superficial part; external; exterior; -- opposed to inward; as, an outward garment or layer.

Though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. Cor. iv. 16.

2.

Of or pertaining to the outer surface or to what is external; manifest; public.

"Sins outward."

Chaucer.

An outward honor for an in ward toil. Shak.

3.

Foreign; not civil or intestine; as, an outward war.

[Obs.]

Hayward.

4.

Tending to the exterior or outside.

The fire will force its outward way. Dryden.

-- Out"ward*ly, adv. -- Out"ward*ness, n.

Outward stroke. Steam Engine See under Stroke.

 

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Out"ward, n.

External form; exterior.

[R.]

So fair an outward and such stuff within. Shak.

 

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