Definition of Outdoor

1. Adjective. Located, suited for, or taking place in the open air. "A beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding"

Exact synonyms: Out-of-door, Outside
Also: Exterior
Similar to: Alfresco, Open-air, Outdoorsy
Antonyms: Indoor



2. Adjective. Pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities. "Outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities"
Partainyms: Outdoors

Definition of Outdoor

1. a. Being, or done, in the open air; being or done outside of certain buildings, as poorhouses, hospitals, etc.; as, outdoor exercise; outdoor relief; outdoor patients.

Definition of Outdoor

1. Adjective. Situated in, designed to be used in, or carried on in the open air. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outdoor

1. pertaining to the open air [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outdoor

outdid
outdistance
outdistanced
outdistances
outdistancing
outdo
outdodge
outdodged
outdodges
outdodging
outdoer
outdoers
outdoes
outdoing
outdone
outdoor (current term)
outdoor(a)
outdoor education
outdoor game
outdoor man
outdoor sport
outdoor stage
outdoors
outdoorsier
outdoorsiest
outdoorsman
outdoorsmanship
outdoorsmen
outdoorswoman
outdoorswomen

Literary usage of Outdoor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"outdoor school«. Effort to adapt teaching to the real conditions of modern ... outdoor sleeping rooms. School of outdoor life for tuberculosis children. ..."

2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1895)
"outdoor public relief is mandatory. The law provides that the overseers shall ... The State Board will allow a limited amount to be expended in outdoor aid, ..."

3. Introduction to the Study of the Dependent, Defective, and Delinquent by Charles Richmond Henderson (1906)
"The phrase "outdoor legal relief" is here used to signify the assistance given to ... There is also "outdoor private relief," which is given by voluntary ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1914)
"By AIEE outdoor VS. INDOOR SUBSTATIONS BY ALEXANDER MACOMBER ABSTRACT OF PAPER The development of the outdoor substation vs. the indoor type is an ..."

5. The Virginia Handbook by Blair Howard (2001)
"outdoor Recreation Tent and trailer camping and a variety of outdoor sports, water-related activities, hiking, picnicking, horseback riding, golf, etc., ..."

6. The ABCs of Safe & Healthy Child Care: A Handbook for Child Care Providers by Cynthia M. Hale, Jacqueline A. Polder (2000)
"outdoor PLAYGROUND AREAS AND EQUIPMENT AND POOLS Playground injuries are the leading cause of serious injuries at child care facilities. ..."

7. The English Poor Law System, Past and Present by Paul Felix Aschrott (1888)
"1871, in which the question of the grant of outdoor relief was specially discussed, and the principles were laid down upon which, in the opinion of the ..."

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