Meaning of “outward” in the English Dictionary

"outward" in British English

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uk /ˈaʊt.wəd/ us /ˈaʊt.wɚd/

outward[ adverb ]

uk /ˈaʊt.wəd/ us /ˈaʊt.wɚd/

(Definition of “outward” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outward" in American English

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outwardadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈɑʊt·wərd/

outward adjective [ not gradable ] (SEEMING)

relating to how people, situations, or things seem to be, rather than how they are inside:

There were no outward signs that she was injured.
adverb [ not gradable ] us /ˈɑʊt·wərd·li/

Outwardly, he seemed confident, but he was full of doubt.

outwardadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈɑʊt·wərd/ also outwards, /ˈɑʊt·wərdz/

outward adverb [ not gradable ] (AWAY FROM)

away from a particular place or toward the outside:

The door opens outward.

(Definition of “outward” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"outward" in Business English

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outwardadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈaʊtwəd/ us

ECONOMICS relating to money that is invested or spent in foreign countries, rather than in your own country :

Any such fall would drive the dollar even lower, triggering further outward capital flows.

(Definition of “outward” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)