southwest

Definitions of southwest
  1. noun
    the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
    synonyms: SW, sou'-west, southwestward
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    type of:
    compass point, point
    any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
  2. noun
    the direction corresponding to the southwestward 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 southwestern part of a country, region, or city
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    type of:
    location
    a point or extent in space
  4. adjective
    situated in or oriented toward the southwest
    synonyms: southwesterly, southwestern
    south
    situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
  5. adjective
    coming from the southwest
    synonyms: southwesterly
    south
    situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
  6. adverb
    to, toward, or in the southwest
    synonyms: sou'west, south-west
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