Inland vs Inward - What's the difference?
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Inland is a related term of inward.
As nouns the difference between inland and inward
is that inland
is homeland, as opposed to foreign country; in composites: domestic while inward
is (obsolete|chiefly|in the plural) that which is inward or within; the inner parts or organs of the body; the viscera.
As an adjective inward is
situated on the inside; that is within, inner; belonging to the inside.
As an adverb inward is
towards the inside.
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.
The interior part of a country. Shakespeare
Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast. Cook .
:* The greatest waves of population have rolled inland from the east. .
Situated on the inside; that is within, inner; belonging to the inside.
(obsolete) Intimate, closely acquainted; familiar.
*:There is nothing can be added unto the daintinesse of Fulvius'' wives death, who was so inward with ''Augustus .
* Bible, Job xix. 19
* Sir Philip Sidney
- All my inward friends abhorred me.
- He had had occasion, by one very inward with him, to know in part the discourse of his life.
Towards the inside.
- So much the rather, thou Celestial Light, Shine inward . — Milton.
(obsolete, chiefly, in the plural) That which is inward or within; the inner parts or organs of the body; the viscera.
- (Jeremy Taylor)
(obsolete, chiefly, in the plural) The mental faculties.
(obsolete) A familiar friend or acquaintance.
- Then sacrificing, laid the inwards and their fat.
- I was an inward of his.