What does the word outward mean?

Usage examples for outward

  1. Outward forms, such as going to church, should be preserved; manners should be taught her by his own example as much as possible; beyond this, nature must look after things. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  2. Something more than an outward law was needed before men could succeed in living together as brothers. – Hebrew Life and Times by Harold B. Hunting
  3. Thy love has many a lighted path, No outward eye can trace, And my heart sees thee in the deep, With darkness on its face. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various