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inside meaning

EN[ˈɪnsaɪd] [ɪnˈsaɪd] [-aɪd]
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WInside
  • Inside may refer to:
  • Indoors
  • Insider, a member of any group of people of limited number and generally restricted access

    Definition of inside in English Dictionary

  • NounPLinsidesSUF-side
    1. The interior or inner or lesser part.
      1. The side of a curved road, racetrack etc. that has the shorter arc length; the side of a racetrack nearer the interior of the course or some other point of reference.
        1. The car in front drifted wide on the bend, so I darted up the inside to take the lead. ‎
      2. COL (in the plural) The interior organs of the body, especially the guts.
        1. Eating that stuff will damage your insides. ‎
      3. (dated, Britain) COL A passenger within a coach or carriage, as distinguished from one upon the outside.
      4. AdjectiveCOMmore insideSUPmost inside
        1. Originating from or arranged by someone inside an organisation.
          1. The reporter had received inside information about the forthcoming takeover.
          2. The robbery was planned by the security guard: it was an inside job.
          3. They wanted to know the inside story behind the celebrity's fall from grace.
        2. (baseball) A pitch that is toward the batter as it crosses home plate.
          1. The first pitch is ... just a bit inside.
        3. Nearer to the interior of a running track, horse racing course etc.
          1. Because of the tighter bend, it's harder to run in an inside lane.
      5. AdverbCOMmore insideSUPmost inside
        1. Within or towards the interior of something, especially a building.
          1. It started raining, so I went inside.
        2. COL In prison.
          1. He's inside, doing a stretch for burglary.
      6. Preposition
        1. Within the interior of something, closest to the center or to a specific point of reference.
          1. He placed the letter inside the envelope.
      7. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • He's still new to their system, but he knows databases inside and out and will understand the rest soon.
          • Four small suspension bridges, complete with towers and cables like those on the span across the East River, are now encased inside the Capitol’s subbasement understructure.
          • I guess maybe it's because Al is more of a think inside the box type of guy. For Al you had to colour inside the lines. Different was too much for him but still that was uncalled for even for him.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • That new box is like putting lipstick on a pig. It's still the same buggy program inside.
          • They got on a bus, and as Sam was about to foller Ginger and Peter on top, Mr. Goodman took hold of 'im by the arm and said they'd go inside.
          • We have found that with adequate internal egg-crating, no killing agent is needed, and providing that the light is set to go out about dawn no damage due to restlessness is caused to the moths inside.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Adverbs
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
              • Prepositions
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              1. en insides
              2. en insider
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              4. en insidery
              5. en insidely
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of inside for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "inside" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a preposition.
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