Definition of outwards adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

outwards

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtwədz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtwərdz//
 
(British English)(also outward North American English, British English)
 
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outwards (from something) towards the outside; away from the centre or from a particular point The door opens outwards. Factories were spreading outwards from the old heart of the town. Lie on your stomach with your elbows pointing outwards. The country is looking outwards and is opening its economy to trade and investment. opposite inwards