outward outward  /ˈaʊ twərd/


  1. (adj) relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind
  2. (adj) that is going out or leaving
  3. (adv) toward the outside




  1. The most outward-looking generation in Chinese history is also turning out to be one of its most fiercely nationalistic full story The Ranks of Revolutionaries.
  2. The distributed-yet-interconnected character of contemporary work dictates reaching outward, but years of morale-building retreats and consultants persuade us to keep looking in.
  3. That would explain why people with no outward symptoms of illness are flooding emergency rooms in swine fluaffected states, afraid that they might be sick.


  1. A changing view of problem gambling

    Problem gambling has often been described as a 'hidden addiction.' It doesn't have the outward signs that are observed with other addictions like alcohol or drugs. It also hasn't received the same attention as those addictive behaviors.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

  2. Leadership grace, Part 2

     “Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace”, are words of wisdom by Karl Barth. With our divine quiet grace, it shines like an outward beacon.  The 3 Cs are outward manifest-ations of inward grace: care, compas-sion, confi-dence.  Confi-dence is one of the elements that draw followers to great leaders. Warning: confidence is not arrogance.  Care and compassion are grace ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

  3. Choi grabs one-stroke lead at LPGA Championship

    (Reuters) - South Korean Chella Choi used a blistering front nine to shoot a five-under-par 67 for a one-stroke lead after Friday's first round of the rain-delayed LPGA Championship at Locust Hill outside Rochester, New York. Choi, seeking her maiden LPGA Tour win, had five birdies on her outward half and offset a birdie at the 10th with a bogey at 13 for a one-shot edge over compatriot Shin Ji ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "It was very calm on the outward holes and not very difficult," said Steinhauer, who picked up two shots on the outward nine, including a 50-foot birdie putt at the sixth. "I wish I could have taken a little more advantage."
    on Aug 3, 2007 By: Sherri Steinhauer Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. Officials should "perform well the task of outward propaganda, further exhibit and raise up the nation's good image," Hu said.
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Hu Jintao Source: Kansas City Star

  3. "There will be no new settlement construction, and there will be no outward expansion of existing settlements," Regev said.
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Mark Regev Source: Jerusalem Post

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