Definition of external:
- Away from the mesial plane of the body; lateral.
- Foreign; relating to or connected with foreign nations; as, external trade or commerce; the external relations of a state or kingdom.
- Not intrinsic nor essential; accidental; accompanying; superficial.
- Outside of or separate from ourselves; ( Metaph.) separate from the perceiving mind.
- Outward; exterior; relating to the outside, as of a body; being without; acting from without; - opposed to internal; as, the external form or surface of a body.
- Outwardly perceptible; visible; physical or corporeal, as distinguished from mental or moral.
- Something external or without; outward part; that which makes a show, rather than that which is intrinsic; visible form; - usually in the plural.
outer, orthogonal, extrinsic, outside, foreign, ostensive, beyond, away, outdoors, ostensible, international, superficial, out, continental, abroad, out-of-door, Arctic, out of doors, the open air, accidental, remote, American, outward, coast-to-coast, Baltic, obvious, visible, outdoor, Anglo-Saxon, exogenous, supervenient, Anglo-American, ming, apparent, anglophone, adventitious, open to the air, bicoastal, extraneous.
extraneous (part of speech: adjective)
- outward (part of speech: adjective)
- objective (part of speech: adjective)
- "Dixie Hart", Will N. Harben.
- "The Approach to Philosophy", Ralph Barton Perry.
- "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.