Inland vs Inside - What's the difference?

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Inland is a related term of inside.


As nouns the difference between inland and inside

is that inland is homeland, as opposed to foreign country; in composites: domestic while inside is the interior or inner or lesser part.

As a preposition inside is

within the interior of something, closest to the center or to a specific point of reference.

As an adverb inside is

within or towards the interior of something, especially a building.

As an adjective inside is

originating from or arranged by someone inside an organisation.

inland

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.
  • :* This wide inland sea. .
  • :* From inland regions to the distant main. .
  • Limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as, inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc.
  • Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreign; as, an inland bill of exchange.
  • Noun

    (-)
  • The interior part of a country. Shakespeare
  • Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast. Cook .
  • :* The greatest waves of population have rolled inland from the east. .
  • inside

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The interior or inner or lesser part.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • Looked he o' the inside of the paper?
  • * , chapter=4
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  • The side of a curved road, racetrack etc. that has the shorter arc length; the side of a racetrack nearer the interior of the course or some other point of reference.
  • (colloquial) (in the plural) The interior organs of the body, especially the guts.
  • (dated, UK, colloquial) A passenger within a coach or carriage, as distinguished from one upon the outside.
  • * The Anti-Jacobin
  • So down thy hill, romantic Ashbourne, glides / The Derby dilly, carrying three insides .
  • * (Charles Dickens), (The Pickwick Papers)
  • So, what between Mr. Dowler's stories, and Mrs. Dowler's charms, and Mr. Pickwick's good humour, and Mr. Winkle's good listening, the insides contrived to be very companionable all the way.

    Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • Within the interior of something, closest to the center or to a specific point of reference.
  • He placed the letter inside the envelope.

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Within or towards the interior of something, especially a building.
  • It started raining, so I went inside .
  • (colloquial) In prison.
  • He's inside , doing a stretch for burglary.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Originating from or arranged by someone inside an organisation.
  • The reporter had received inside information about the forthcoming takeover.
    The robbery was planned by the security guard: it was an inside job.
    They wanted to know the inside story behind the celebrity's fall from grace.
  • (baseball) A pitch that is toward the batter as it crosses home plate.
  • The first pitch is ... just a bit inside .
  • Nearer to the interior of a running track, horse racing course etc.
  • Because of the tighter bend, it's harder to run in an inside lane.

    Synonyms

    * indoors

    Antonyms

    * outside

    Derived terms

    * inside job