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Definition of "inside" []

  • An inner or interior part. (noun)
  • Inward character, perceptions, or feelings: felt good on the inside about volunteering to help. (noun)
  • An inner side or surface. (noun)
  • The part away from the edge; the middle part. (noun)
  • Informal The inner organs; entrails. (noun)
  • The interior; inner or enclosed part or surface (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The side of a path away from the road or adjacent to a wall (noun)
  • The internal organs of the body, esp the stomach and bowels (noun)
  • In or to the interior of; within or to within; on the inside of (preposition)
  • On or of an interior; on the inside (adjective)
  • Arranged or provided by someone within an organization or building, esp illicitly (adjective)
  • Within or to within a thing or place; indoors (adverb)
  • By nature; fundamentally (adverb)
  • In or into prison (adverb)

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Use "inside" in a sentence
  • "Oh no, inside, instead, (_to Argyrippus, as she goes back inside_) Come along with me, darling."
  • ""He could have locked the door after him on the outside, not on the inside; but when we came in here, _it was locked on the inside_."
  • "Because his sentence exceeds 10 years, I don't think he will have the privilege of serving his term inside a minimum-security federal prison camp."