Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / outlying
FEEDBACK

outlying

See definition of outlying on Dictionary.com

synonyms for outlying

  • backwoods
  • far-flung
  • faraway
  • outer
  • afar
  • distant
  • external
  • far-off
  • off-lying
  • out-of-the-way
  • peripheral
  • provincial
  • removed
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for outlying

MOST RELEVANT
  • central
  • inner
  • middle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING outlying

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Rule Over This Quiz On The Amendments To The Constitution
START THE QUIZ

How to use outlying in a sentence

PLA warships and submarines could set off across the 80-mile Taiwan Strait carrying an invasion force, seizing outlying islands and neutralizing their defenses as they progressed.
THE RETREAT FROM AFGHANISTAN HAS MADE AMERICA'S ALLIES NERVOUS. NONE MORE SO THAN TAIWANCHARLIE CAMPBELL / SHANGHAISEPTEMBER 3, 2021TIME
Instead, they believe it’s an outlying village whose residents gathered Spanish-made objects through trade, and must have scoured the battle site.
CENTURIES-OLD TOOLS REVEAL HOW THE CHIKASHA PEOPLE FOUGHT OFF CONQUISTADORSSARA CHODOSHJULY 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Low temperatures will tend to dip to near 50 in the District and 40s in our cooler outlying areas, which is also between five and 10 degrees below average.
ABNORMALLY CHILLY WEATHER TO HOVER OVER D.C., MAY DELAY CICADA OUTBURSTJASON SAMENOWMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
However, an outlying question for this hypothesis is where the floodwaters came from.
THREE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE DISASTROUS FLOOD IN INDIACAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
I mean, one of the issues with the Milan’s hospitals right now is, they’re currently filled with people who got sick in outlying areas and then had to move to Milan to be taken care of.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
They clattered through the outlying bazaar without disturbing a soul.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The outlying provinces of that monarchy in Europe would have sufficed to make three highly respectable states of the second order.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
They stopped a while at mid-day at an outlying farm, but Winston glanced inquiringly at Alfreton when one of the sleighs went on.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
The fact is there are so many regattas now that the tendency is to concentration, and consequently outlying stations suffer.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
But outlying colonies of their nation exist, as is well known, in several lands, notably in Persia and India.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 17, 2021
Choose the synonym for publicity
probity

WORDS RELATED TO OUTLYING

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

wampumnoun | [wom-puhm, wawm- ]SEE DEFINITION