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Synonyms for external
ɪkˈstɜr nlex·ter·nal

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Wiktionary3.0 / 1 vote

  1. externaladjective

    Antonyms:
    internal

  2. externaladjective

    Antonyms:
    internal

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. external

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

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

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. externaladjective

    outward features

    "he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion"

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

    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)adjective

    from or between other countries

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

    Antonyms:
    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.

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. externaladjective

    Synonyms:
    outward, outer, exterior, outside, superficial

  2. externaladjective

    Synonyms:
    extrinsic, foreign, from without

  3. externaladjective

    Synonyms:
    visible, apparent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. externaladjective

    Synonyms:
    outward, exterior, superficial, extrinsic

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How to use external in a sentence?

  1. Claire Dissaux:

    The lira was always vulnerable to domestic or external shocks, what matters to investors is economic policy. We had a market-friendly cabinet and a market-friendly new central bank governor and if that changes this could be another story for the Turkish lira, not just short-term volatility.

  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. Neil Woodford:

    I have a strong preference for an external candidate.

  4. Jeffrey Spiegel:

    There is no treatment that makes a person’s brain match their external appearance, but they can make their external appearance match their internal feelings, transsexuals want to be seen as the gender they feel inside.

  5. Callan Jansen of Washington state:

    It's just really hard to feel like the work I'm doing is real or important when the expectations are so vague, external motivators are really helpful for me, and right now it feels like I need to rely almost entirely on internal motivation, which can be really hit or miss.


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