HyperDic: inner

English > 6 senses of the word inner:
ADJECTIVEallinner, interior, internallocated inward
allinnerlocated or occurring within or closer to a center
allinner, internal, intimateinnermost / innermost or essential
allinner, inside, privilegedconfined to an exclusive group
allinnerexclusive to a center
allinnerinside or closer to the inside of the body
inner > pronunciation
Soundsih'ner
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > inner: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLocated inward.
Example"Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein
Synonymsinterior, internal
Broaderinwardrelating to or existing in the mind or thoughts
Spanishinterior, interno
Catalaninterior, intern
English > inner: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLocated or occurring within or closer to a center.
Example"an inner room"
Attribute ofposition, spatial relationThe spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
Narrowerinmost, innermostsituated or occurring farthest within
insideAway from the outer edge
See alsocentralIn or near a center or constituting a center
OppositeouterOn the outside or further from a center
Spanishinterior
Catalaninterior
English > inner: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaninginnermost / innermost or essential.
Example"the inner logic of Cubism"
Synonymsinternal, intimate
Broaderintrinsic, intrinsicalbelonging to a thing by its very nature
Spanishinterior, interno
Catalaninterior, intern
English > inner: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningConfined to an exclusive group.
Example"privy to inner knowledge"
Synonymsinside, privileged
Broaderexclusiveexcluding much or all
Spanishprivilegiado
English > inner: 6 senses > adjective 5
Meaningexclusive to a center; especially a center of influence.
Examples
  • "inner regions of the organization"
  • "inner circles of government"
Broaderexclusiveexcluding much or all
English > inner: 6 senses > adjective 6
MeaningInside or closer to the inside of the body.
Example"the inner ear"
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Broaderinternalhappening / happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
Spanishinterior, interno
Catalaninterior

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