Synonyms of 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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Definition and meaning of external (Dictionary)