Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun interior

3 senses of interior

Sense 1
inside, interior -- (the region that is inside of something)
       => region, part -- (the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space")

Sense 2
inside, interior -- (the inner or enclosed surface of something)
       => surface -- (the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object; "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface")

Sense 3
Department of the Interior, Interior Department, Interior, DoI -- (the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849)
       => executive department -- (a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States)

Antonyms of adj interior

5 senses of interior

Sense 1
interior (vs. exterior) -- (situated within or suitable for inside a building; "an interior scene"; "interior decoration"; "an interior bathroom without windows")

exterior (vs. interior) -- (situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building; "an exterior scene"; "exterior grade plywood"; "exterior paints")
        => out (prenominal) -- (outside or external; "the out surface of a ship's hull")
        => outside (prenominal) -- (leading to or from the outside; "an outside door")

Sense 2
home (prenominal), interior (prenominal), internal, national -- (inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics")

INDIRECT (VIA domestic) -> foreign -- (of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); "foreign trade"; "a foreign office")

Sense 3
inner, interior, internal -- (located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.)

INDIRECT (VIA inward) -> outward -- (relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind; "a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections")

Sense 4
interior -- (inside and toward a center; "interior regions of the earth")

INDIRECT (VIA internal) -> external -- (happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface; "the external auditory canal"; "external pressures")

Sense 5
interior, midland, upcountry -- (of or coming from the middle of a region or country; "upcountry districts")

INDIRECT (VIA inland) -> coastal -- (located on or near or bordering on a coast; "coastal marshes"; "coastal waters"; "the Atlantic coastal plain")

Similarity of adj interior

5 senses of interior

Sense 1
interior (vs. exterior) -- (situated within or suitable for inside a building; "an interior scene"; "interior decoration"; "an interior bathroom without windows")
       => indoor -- (within doors; "an indoor setting")
       => inside (prenominal) -- (being or applying to the inside of a building; "an inside wall")
          Also See-> indoor#1

Sense 2
home (prenominal), interior (prenominal), internal, national -- (inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics")
       => domestic (vs. foreign) -- (of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation; "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction")

Sense 3
inner, interior, internal -- (located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.)
       => inward (vs. outward) -- (relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts; "a concern with inward reflections")

Sense 4
interior -- (inside and toward a center; "interior regions of the earth")
       => internal (vs. external) -- (happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface; "internal organs"; "internal mechanism of a toy"; "internal party maneuvering")

Sense 5
interior, midland, upcountry -- (of or coming from the middle of a region or country; "upcountry districts")
       => inland (vs. coastal) -- (situated away from an area's coast or border)

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