Definitions of inner

  1. In rifle practice, that part of a target immediately outside the bull's eye, inclosed by a ring varying in breadth according to the distance fired from; called also the CENTRE: a shot striking that part of a target. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. 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. Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence; "inner regions of the organization"; "inner circles of government" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. located or occurring within or closer to a center; "an inner room" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. inside or closer to the inside of the body; "the inner ear" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an spirit or its phenomena. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Internal; interior; pertaining to the mind or soul. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. (comp. of IN), Further in: interior. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Interior; internal; inward; recondite; hidden. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Further in; interior; inward; at the core; at bottom. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for inner

  1. Something in the half- breed's bearing in the saddle, or perhaps it was some inner stir of guilty fear, made Talpers half- draw his revolver. – Mystery Ranch by Arthur Chapman
  2. They must have run into the inner harbour to avoid it. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston