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Wordnet 3.0


1. with respect to the outside;
- Example: "outwardly, the figure is smooth"
[syn: outwardly, externally]

2. in outward appearance;
- Example: "outwardly, she appeared composed"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Outward \Out"ward\, a. 1. Forming the superficial part; external; exterior; -- opposed to inward; as, an outward garment or layer. [1913 Webster] Though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. --Cor. iv. 16. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the outer surface or to what is external; manifest; public. "Sins outward." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] An outward honor for an inward toil. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Foreign; not civil or intestine; as, an outward war. [Obs.] --Hayward. [1913 Webster] 4. Tending to the exterior or outside. [1913 Webster] The fire will force its outward way. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] -- Out"ward*ly, adv. -- Out"ward*ness, n. [1913 Webster] Outward stroke. (Steam Engine) See under Stroke. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

outwardly adv 1: with respect to the outside; "outwardly, the figure is smooth" [syn: outwardly, externally] 2: in outward appearance; "outwardly, she appeared composed" [ant: inside, inwardly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "outwardly": apparently, as it seems, at first sight, evidently, exteriorly, externally, forth, officially, on the outside, on the surface, openly, ostensibly, out, outside, outward, outwards, prima facie, professedly, publically, seemingly, superficially, to all appearances, to all seeming, to the eye, visibly, without