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adjective as in outgoing

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Outdoor-education programs like Outward Bound, which can cost thousands of dollars, saw a surge in demand over the past year.

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The Governor and his council were vested with the power of laying an embargo upon outward bound vessels.

Owing to this, the return voyage does not admit of being described so accurately as the outward bound.

A clang of bells and the hooting of an outward-bound liner came up from the city and the port.

Every outward-bound boat had its flag flying at the jack-staff, and sometimes a duplicate on the verge staff astern.

I saw them picked up, with my own eyes, and by what appeared to me to be an outward-bound West Indiaman.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outward-bound, such as: departing, last, retiring, withdrawing, ex-, and former.

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