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Synonyms for external
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. external(adj)

    outward features

    "he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion"

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

  2. external(adj)

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

    "the external auditory canal"; "external pressures"

    Synonyms:
    extraneous, outside, international, outside(a)

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

  3. external, extraneous, outside(adj)

    coming from the outside

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

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

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

  4. external, international, outside(a)(adj)

    from or between other countries

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

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

  5. external(adj)

    purely outward or superficial

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

    Synonyms:
    extraneous, outside, international, outside(a)

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

Wiktionary

  1. external(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    internal

  2. external(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    internal

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. external

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

    Antonyms:
    inner, internal, inapparent, hidden, inmost, intestine

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. external(a.)

    Synonyms:
    outward, outer, exterior, outside, superficial

  2. external(a.)

    Synonyms:
    extrinsic, foreign, from without

  3. external(a.)

    Synonyms:
    visible, apparent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. external(a)

    Synonyms:
    outward, exterior, superficial, extrinsic

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How to say external in sign language?

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How to use external in a sentence?

  1. Pier Carlo Padoan:

    I do not rule out anything, we are in a phase of profound change and growth through external lines is one of the tools available, even if, as is obvious, the board will not approve any operation that is not in the full interest of all its shareholders.

  2. Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn:

    Volkswagen has ordered an external investigation of this matter.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A shameless person cares less literally saying nothing about what the people speak about his/her selfishness and always more concern only about own external appearance and dress.

  4. Paul Hokemeyer:

    We're genetically pulled to people who radiate warmth, honesty and compassion. We're repelled by external presentations of perfection…The perfection of others makes us feel inadequate.

  5. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    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.


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