east

Definitions of east
  1. noun
    the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    synonyms: E, due east, eastward
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    type of:
    cardinal compass point
    one of the four main compass points
  2. noun
    the direction corresponding to the eastward cardinal compass point
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    type of:
    direction
    the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
  3. noun
    a location in the eastern part of a country, region, or city
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    type of:
    location
    a point or extent in space
  4. adverb
    to, toward, or in the east
    “we travelled east for several miles”
    “located east of Rome”
  5. adjective
    situated in or facing or moving toward the east
    Synonyms:
    eastbound, eastward
    moving toward the east
    easterly, eastern
    from the east; used especially of winds
    easterly, eastern
    lying in or toward the east
    eastern
    lying toward or situated in the east
    easternmost, eastmost
    farthest to the east
    eastside
    of the eastern part of a city e.g. Manhattan
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    Antonyms:
    west
    situated in or facing or moving toward the west
    westbound, westerly, westward
    moving toward the west
    western
    lying toward or situated in the west
    westerly, western
    of wind; from the west
    westernmost, westmost
    farthest to the west
    westside
    of the western part of a city
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