Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Outer"

The meaning of "Outer" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does outer mean?
A: something that is facing the outside of an object. "The outer wall of the house has siding on it."

Example sentences using "Outer"

Q: Please show me example sentences with outer.
A: "The outer ridge."
"The lower jaw has no pocket on the outer side."

Synonyms of "Outer" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between outer and exterior ?
A: 'Exterior' is mostly used speaking about buidings and other man-made objects as well, like cars.

"The exterior of that buiding has amazing details and stonework!"

Outer is on the far outside of.

"The outer rings of Saturn..." would be the rings farthest from Saturn.

We will talk about "outer" layers of clothing when there are multiple layers (perhaps even in the same item or garment).

"The inner layer is warm and soft, while the outer layer is waterproof."
Q: What is the difference between outside and outer ?
A: Usually,

Outside is when there is a defined boundary, like a room. Whatever is not inside, is outside.

Outer means closer to the outside, or away from the center. e.g. The bullseye has an outer circle and inner circle.
Q: What is the difference between outer and external ?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: What is the difference between outer and outside and external ?
A: outside is usually used as a preposition .
for example : the ball is outside
outer and external is usually used as an adjective.
for example : the outer/external layer.

Translations of "Outer"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 最外圈怎麼說?The most outer ring?
A: "Outer circle" works fine. You could also use "outermost circle", where "outermost" means "furthest from the center".

You could even simply say "the circle furthest from the center" or "the circle nearest to the outside"!

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words


HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures. We cannot guarantee that every answer is 100% accurate.

Newest Questions
Topic Questions
Recommended Questions