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Synonyms for external
ɪkˈstɜr nlex·ter·nal

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  1. externaladjective


  2. externaladjective


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. external

    outer, exterior, apparent, manifest, superficial, visible, palpable

    inner, internal, inapparent, hidden, inmost, intestine

Princeton's WordNet

  1. externaladjective

    outward features

    "he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion"

    inward, internecine, intrinsic, interior, domestic, inner, internal, intrinsical

  2. externaladjective

    happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface

    "the external auditory canal"; "external pressures"

    extraneous, outside, international, outside(a)

    internal, domestic, inner, interior, intrinsic, inward, intrinsical, internecine

  3. external, extraneous, outsideadjective

    coming from the outside

    "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups"

    immaterial, outdoor(a), out-of-door, impertinent, orthogonal, extraneous, remote, away, outside, outside(a), foreign, international

    internecine, intrinsic, internal, inner, domestic, inward, intrinsical, interior

  4. external, international, outside(a)adjective

    from or between other countries

    "external commerce"; "international trade"; "developing nations need outside help"

    inward, internecine, interior, intrinsic, internal, intrinsical, domestic, inner

  5. externaladjective

    purely outward or superficial

    "external composure"; "an external concern for reputation"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.

    extraneous, outside, international, outside(a)

    internal, interior, intrinsic, internecine, inner, inward, intrinsical, domestic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. externaladjective

    outward, outer, exterior, outside, superficial

  2. externaladjective

    extrinsic, foreign, from without

  3. externaladjective

    visible, apparent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. externaladjective

    outward, exterior, superficial, extrinsic

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  1. Vikram Mahant:

    I don't need external motivation. I can generate my own.

  2. Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer:

    He's nice, approachable. He's good to go out for a drink or a bite to eat with. He's not the type who likes conflict, he's a stop-gap because they couldn't find a strong external candidate.

  3. Marcus Aurelius:

    If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

  4. Liu Aihua:

    The domestic economic recovery is uneven, we must also see that the global epidemic continues to evolve, and there are many external instabilities and uncertain factors.

  5. Wan Zulkiflee:

    We have also made a strategic decision to begin a review of Petronas' business operating model for better efficiency in response to the external environment.

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