HyperDic: interior

English > 8 senses of the word interior / Interior:
NOUNlocationinterior, insidethe region that is inside of something
locationinterior, insidethe inner or enclosed surface of something
groupInterior, Department of the Interior, Interior Department, DoIthe United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources
ADJECTIVEallinteriorsituated within or suitable for inside a building
allinterior, home, internal, nationalinside the country
allinterior, inner, internallocated inward
allinteriorinside and toward a center
allinterior, midland, upcountryof or coming from the middle of a region or country
interior / Interior > pronunciation
Soundsihntih'riyer
Rhymesanterior ... worrier: 48 rhymes with iyer...
English > interior: 8 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsituated within or suitable for inside a building.
Examples
  • "an interior scene"
  • "interior decoration"
  • "an interior bathroom without windows"
Attribute ofposition, spatial relationThe spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
NarrowerindoorWithin doors
insideBeing or applying to the inside of a building
See alsoindoorLocated, suited for, or taking place within a building
Oppositeexteriorsituated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building
Spanishinterior
Catalaninterior
English > interior: 8 senses > adjective 2
MeaningInside the country.
Example"the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"
Synonymshome, internal, national
BroaderdomesticOf concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
Spanishnacional
Catalannacional
English > interior: 8 senses > adjective 3
MeaningLocated inward.
Example "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby
Synonymsinner, internal
Broaderinwardrelating to or existing in the mind or thoughts
Spanishinterior, interno
Catalaninterior, intern
English > interior: 8 senses > adjective 4
MeaningInside and toward a center.
Example"interior regions of the earth"
Broaderinternalhappening / happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
Spanishinterior
English > interior: 8 senses > adjective 5
MeaningOf or coming from the middle of a region or country.
Synonymsmidland, upcountry
Broaderinlandsituated away from an area's coast or border
Spanishinterior
Catalaninterior
English > interior: 8 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe region that is inside of something.
Synonyminside
NarrowermidlandThe interior part of a country
midst, thickThe location of something surrounded by other things
penetraliumThe innermost parts
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Oppositeoutside, exteriorThe region that is outside of something
Spanishinterior
Catalaninterior
Verbsinteriorizeincorporate within oneself
English > interior: 8 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe inner or enclosed surface of something.
Synonyminside
NarrowerbellyThe hollow inside of something
BroadersurfaceThe extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
Oppositeoutside, exteriorThe outer side or surface of something
Spanishinterior
Catalaninterior
English > Interior: 8 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningThe United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849.
SynonymsDepartment of the Interior, Interior Department, DoI
PartsNational Park ServiceAn agency of the Interior Department responsible for the national parks
United States Fish and Wildlife Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, FWSAn agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats
Broaderexecutive departmentA federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Spanishministerio de interior
Catalanministeri d'interior

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