west

Definitions of west
  1. noun
    the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    synonyms: W, due west, westward
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    type of:
    cardinal compass point
    one of the four main compass points
  2. noun
    the direction corresponding to the westward 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 western 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 facing or moving toward the west
    Synonyms:
    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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    Antonyms:
    east
    situated in or facing or moving toward the east
    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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  5. adverb
    to, toward, or in the west
    “we moved west to Arizona”
    “situated west of Boston”
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