Synonyms for external


1. external, feature, characteristic
usage: outward features; "he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion"


1. external (vs. internal), outer, outside, outside
usage: happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface; "the external auditory canal"; "external pressures"
2. external, extraneous, outside, extrinsic (vs. intrinsic)
usage: coming from the outside; "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups"
3. external, international, outside(prenominal), foreign (vs. domestic)
usage: from or between other countries; "external commerce"; "international trade"; "developing nations need outside help"
4. external, outward (vs. inward)
usage: purely outward or superficial; "external composure"; "an external concern for reputation"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
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