Synonyms for (adjective) internal

Synonyms: internal

Definition: happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface

Usage: internal organs; internal mechanism of a toy; internal party maneuvering

Similar words: inner

Definition: inside or closer to the inside of the body

Usage: the inner ear


Similar words: interior

Definition: inside and toward a center

Usage: interior regions of the earth


Similar words: internecine

Definition: (of conflict) within a group or organization

Usage: an internecine feud among proxy holders


Similar words: intrinsic

Definition: situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts

Usage: intrinsic muscles


Synonyms: inner, interior, internal

Definition: located inward

Usage: Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle- Leonard Bernstein; she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it- David Denby; an internal sense of rightousness- A.R.Gurney,Jr.

Similar words: inward

Definition: relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts

Usage: a concern with inward reflections


Synonyms: interior, internal, home, national

Definition: inside the country

Usage: the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior; the nation's internal politics

Similar words: domestic

Definition: of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation

Usage: domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction


Synonyms: intragroup, internal

Definition: occurring within an institution or community

Usage: intragroup squabbling within the corporation

Similar words: intramural

Definition: carried on within the bounds of an institution or community

Usage: most of the students participated actively in the college's intramural sports program


Synonyms: inner, internal, intimate

Definition: innermost or essential

Usage: the inner logic of Cubism; the internal contradictions of the theory; the intimate structure of matter

Similar words: intrinsic, intrinsical

Definition: belonging to a thing by its very nature

Usage: form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing- John Dewey