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Meaning of inside by Wiktionary Dictionary



    inside ( plural: insides )

    1. The interior or inner part .
      The inside of the building has been extensively restored .
    2. 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 .
      The car in front drifted wide on the bend, so I darted up the inside to take the lead .
    3. ( colloquial ) ( in plural: ) The interior organs of the body, especially the guts .
      Eating that stuff will damage your insides .



    1. Within the interior of something, closest to the center or to a specific point of reference .
      He placed the letter inside the envelope .


    inside ( comparative more inside, superlative most inside )

    1. Within or towards the interior of something, especially a building .
      It started raining, so I went inside .
    2. ( colloquial ) In prison .
      He's inside, doing a stretch for burglary .


    inside ( comparative more inside, superlative most inside )

    1. Originating from or arranged by someone inside an organisation .
      The reporter had received inside information about the forthcoming takeover .
      The robbery was planned by the security guard: it was an inside job .
    2. ( baseball ) A pitch that is toward the batter as it crosses home plate .
      The first pitch is ... just a bit inside .
    3. Nearer to the interior of a running track, horse racing course etc .
      Because of the tighter bend, it's harder to run in an inside lane .



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Explanation of inside by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. in reality

    2. within a building

    3. in winter we play inside
    4. on the inside

    5. inside, the car is a mess
    6. with respect to private feelings

    1. away from the outer edge

    2. the inside lane
    3. being or applying to the inside of a building

    4. an inside wall
    5. relating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space

    6. he reached into his inside jacket pocket
      inside out
      an inside pitch is between home plate and the batter
    7. confined to an exclusive group

    8. inside information
    1. the inner or enclosed surface of something

    2. the region that is inside of something