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3 definitions found
 for outwards
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Outward \Out"ward\, Outwards \Out"wards\, adv. [AS. [=u]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.
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           The wrong side may be turned outward.    --Shak.
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           Light falling on them is not reflected outwards. --Sir
                                                    I. Newton.
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     Outward bound, bound in an outward direction or to foreign
        parts; -- said especially of vessels, and opposed to
        homeward bound.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Outwards \Out"wards\, adv.
     See Outward, adv.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  outwards
      adv 1: toward the outside; "move the needle further outward!"
             [syn: outward, outwards] [ant: inward, inwards]

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