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Synonyms for external

Synonyms for (noun) external

Synonyms: external Definition: outward features Usage: he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion

Similar words: characteristic, feature Definition: a prominent attribute or aspect of something Usage: the map showed roads and other features; generosity is one of his best characteristics

Synonyms for (adjective) external

Synonyms: external Definition: happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface Usage: the external auditory canal; external pressures

Similar words: outer Definition: being on or toward the outside of the body Usage: the outer ear

Similar words: outside Definition: originating or belonging beyond some bounds:"the outside world" Usage: outside interests; an outside job

Synonyms: external Definition: purely outward or superficial Usage: external composure; an external concern for reputation- A.R.Gurney,Jr.

Similar words: outward Definition: relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind Usage: a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections

Synonyms: outside, external, international Definition: from or between other countries Usage: external commerce; international trade; developing nations need outside help

Similar words: foreign Definition: of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own) Usage: foreign trade; a foreign office

Synonyms: external, extraneous, outside Definition: coming from the outside Usage: extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph; relying upon an extraneous income; disdaining outside pressure groups

Similar words: extrinsic Definition: not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside Usage: extrinsic evidence; an extrinsic feature of the new building; that style is something extrinsic to the subject; looking for extrinsic aid