1. [ adjective ] located inward
Synonyms: internal interior

"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

Related terms: inward
2. [ adjective ] located or occurring within or closer to a center

"an inner room"

Related terms: outer central inmost inside position
3. [ adjective ] innermost or essential
Synonyms: intimate internal

"the inner logic of Cubism" "the internal contradictions of the theory" "the intimate structure of matter"

Related terms: intrinsic
4. [ adjective ] confined to an exclusive or group
Synonyms: privileged inside

"privy to inner knowledge" "inside information" privileged information"

Related terms: exclusive
5. [ adjective ] exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence

"inner regions of the organization" "inner circles of government"

Related terms: exclusive
6. [ adjective ] (anatomy) inside or closer to the inside of the body

"the inner ear"

Related terms: anatomy internal
Similar spelling:   inr