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I think I tried to separate indoors and out. And so when he beat me indoors, I did not see that as letting anybody down, I saw it as a good head to head competition, and so it was. It was fine.
Ralph Boston

Meaning of "indoors" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INDOORS

indoors  [ˌɪnˈdɔːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INDOORS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Indoors can act as an adjective and an adverb.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES INDOORS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

indoors

House

A house is a building that functions as a home for humans or other creatures, including simple dwellings ranging from rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes and complex structures composed of many systems. The social unit that lives in a house is known as a household. Most commonly, a household is a family unit of some kind, although households may also be other social groups or individuals.

Definition of indoors in the English dictionary

The definition of indoors in the dictionary is inside or into a house or other building.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INDOORS


adoors
əˈdɔːz
applause
əˈplɔːz
Azores
əˈzɔːz
cause
kɔːz
chores
tʃɔːz
clause
klɔːz
Dawes
dɔːz
Doors
dɔːz
drawers
drɔːz
jaws
dʒɔːz
menopause
ˈmɛnəʊˌpɔːz
nadors
ˈnɑːdɔːz
outdoors
ˌaʊtˈdɔːz
pause
pɔːz
scores
skɔːz
shores
ʃɔːz
stores
stɔːz
withindoors
ˈwɪðɪnˈdɔːz
withoutdoors
ˈwɪðaʊtˈdɔːz
yours
jɔːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INDOORS

indometacin
indomethacin
indomitability
indomitable
indomitableness
indomitably
Indonesia
Indonesian
indoor
indophenol
Indore
indorsable
indorse
indorsee
indorsement
indorser
indorsor
indoxyl

WORDS THAT END LIKE INDOORS

anchors
board of directors
Bors
bow doors
Connors
Dors
double doors
early doors
favors
French doors
honors
horrors
majors
Mors
nicky nicky nine doors
out of doors
out-of-doors
pair of scissors
patio doors
scissors

Synonyms and antonyms of indoors in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «indoors» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INDOORS

Find out the translation of indoors to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of indoors from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «indoors» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

室内
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dentro
570 millions of speakers

English

indoors
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घर के अंदर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

في الدَّاخِلِ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в помещении
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dentro de casa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গৃহমধ্যে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à l’intérieur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Di dalam rumah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

drinnen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

屋内で
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

실내에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing jero ruangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ở trong nhà
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உட்புறங்களில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घरामध्ये
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

içeriye
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

al coperto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w domu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

у приміщенні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

înăuntru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σε εσωτερικό χώρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

binnenshuis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

inomhus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

innendørs
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of indoors

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INDOORS»

The term «indoors» is very widely used and occupies the 17.245 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INDOORS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «indoors» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «indoors» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about indoors

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10 QUOTES WITH «INDOORS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word indoors.
1
Bjorn Borg
You know growing up in Sweden meant we had a lot of rain when we played tennis. We were taught on clay courts but because of the weather, we had to go indoors a lot.
2
Ralph Boston
I think I tried to separate indoors and out. And so when he beat me indoors, I did not see that as letting anybody down, I saw it as a good head to head competition, and so it was. It was fine.
3
Ray Comfort
Most human beings have enough sense to know that if they work in a city that has a serious smog problem, it's wise to either stay indoors or at least wear a mask that will filter out the poison. But cigarette smokers have their own little concentrated toxic smog pack that they don't avoid.
4
Meryl Davis
Oftentimes we will get to the rink when the sun comes up and leave when the sun is setting, so on a weekend, I really like to spend at least one day outside and not be stuck indoors all day.
5
Alice Morse Earle
It is plainly evident that, in a country where land was to be had for the asking, fuel for the cutting, corn for the planting and harvesting, and game and fish for the least expenditure of labor, no man would long serve for another, and any system of reliable service indoors or afield must fail.
6
Robert Grosseteste
Command that no one be received, or kept to be of your household indoors or without, if one has not reasonable belief of them that they are faithful, discreet, and painstaking in the office for which they are received, and withal honest and of good manners.
7
Emile Hirsch
I was so grateful to have made 'Into the Wild' before I made 'Speed Racer' because on 'Speed Racer' I was indoors every single day, every single scene, on a green screen. Some of the time, just to pass the time, I would think back to climbing mountains in Alaska. That really helped me.
8
Melvin Maddocks
Watching baseball under the lights is like observing dogs indoors, at a pedigree show. In both instances, the environment is too controlled to suit the species.
9
Kenzaburo Oe
By reading Huckleberry Finn I felt I was able to justify my act of going into the mountain forest at night and sleeping among the trees with a sense of security which I could never find indoors.
10
Psy
I've got to wear sunglasses everywhere, all the time, even if its indoors or at night time, to be recognized. That's part of my job. I cannot take off my sunglasses. For me, staying in the United States was so dark because I can't take them off.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INDOORS»

Discover the use of indoors in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to indoors and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Gardening Indoors: The Indoor Gardener's Bible
If you own only one book on indoor gardening with lights, this is it. The fourth Edition of Gardening Indoors: The Indoor Gardener's Bible, sets the standard for indoor gardening with lights worldwide.
George F. Van Patten, 2002
2
Growing Bonsai Indoors
This handy guide also serves as a helpful reference for buying bonsai and connecting with other enthusiasts locally and around the world.--COVER.
Pat Lucke Morris, Sigrun Wolff Saphire, 2008
3
Learning to Climb Indoors, 2nd
From what to expect on your first visit to a climbing gym to in-depth instruction on climbing techniques, tactics, strategy, and taking your indoor skills outdoors, this guide will take you through your first few days—and years—as a ...
Eric J. Horst, 2012
4
Marijuana Success Indoors: Garden Tours and Tips
Legendary Cannabis maestro Ed Rosenthal conducts a unique tour of 12 indoor gardening operations, complete with easy-to-follow how-to instructions for replicating these successful setups.
Ed Rosenthal, 2002
5
Gardening Indoors with Soil and Hydroponics
Simple cultivation solutions make this book appealing both to novice and seasoned gardners, who will discover how to achieve the best yields with limited space and a small budget.
George F. Van Patten, 2008
6
Water Gardening in Containers: Small Ponds Indoors & Out
Here is the basic information needed on - picking a container; stocking fish; preventing predators and pests; adapting to the changing seasons and much more.
Helen Nash, C. Greg Speichert, 1999
7
Supercross and Arenacross: Taking MX Indoors
Describes the history of supercross--indoor motocross racing--and the popular American racers in the sport.
Darren Sechrist, 2008
8
Learning to Live Indoors
Alison Acheson writes stories of domestic life, of marriages, children, the family dog, toothbrushes.
Alison Acheson, 1998
9
Beyond The Great Indoors
The Oscar award-winning Norwegian film ELLING was based on Beyond the Great Indoors and is currently being remade by Kevin Spacey.
Ingvar Ambjornsen, 2011
10
Landscaping Indoors: Bringing the Garden Inside
A guide to designing, planting, and maintaining indoor landscapes that provides information on choosing the best plants for indoor use, setting up planters, using decorative touches, and caring for the plants.
Scott D. Appell, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INDOORS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term indoors is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors' To Best Avoid Lightning's Pain …
Lightning strikes have killed at least 20 people in the U.S. so far this year, according to the National Weather Service. That's higher than the ... «NPR, Jul 15»
2
Saturday's Pops concert moved indoors | The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - The Huntington Symphony Orchestra's Picnic with Pops concert scheduled for Saturday, July 18, has been moved inside to the ... «Huntington Herald Dispatch, Jul 15»
3
Lighting The Great Indoors With A Solar Security Light | Hackaday
Look at any list of things to do to make your house less attractive to the criminal element and you'll likely find “add motion sensing lights” among ... «Hackaday, Jul 15»
4
Locals urged to stay indoors after Bosley mill blast - ITV News
A Google street view of the site of the Wood Flour Mill in Bosley, Cheshire. Credit: Google. Police are urging the public to avoid the area ... «ITV News, Jul 15»
5
Outdoor Adventure Captured Indoors At Adventure Center In Detroit …
DETROIT (CBS DETROIT) – Plenty of summertime excitement downtown Thursday. The governor and Detroit's mayor cut the ribbon on the ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
6
The Great Indoors: Making street fair food at home | INFORUM
I eat funnel cakes precisely once a year, and today's the day. With the start of the Downtown Fargo Street Fair, I can almost smell the delectable ... «INFORUM, Jul 15»
7
The Peninsula Qatar - Most Eid events indoors due to rising mercury
DOHA: Qatar celebrates Eid Al Fitr today but the rising temperature would keep the festivities mostly confined indoors and prompt people to ... «Peninsula On-line, Jul 15»
8
Tonight's Sounds of Summer Concert Moved Indoors
Due to inclement weather, tonight's Sounds of Summer concert featuring The Boy Band Project has been moved indoors to Lenape Auditorium. «Patch.com, Jul 15»
9
8Days: Interpol indoors and other highlights
GRUNGE | FAILURE is the kind of band that you used to listen to while sharing lunch with your dad up against his pickup truck circa 1996. «Portland Phoenix, Jul 15»
10
Pelham police asks resident to stay indoors during search
PELHAM, N.H. —Pelham police ask residents to stay inside their home with doors locked while they search for a man in the area. Police said ... «WCVB Boston, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Indoors [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/indoors>. Jul 2020 ».
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