HyperDic: eastern

English > 5 senses of the word eastern:
ADJECTIVEalleasternlying toward or situated in the east
alleasternof or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
alleastern, easterlylying in or toward the east
alleasternrelating to or characteristic of regions / regions of eastern parts of the world
alleastern, easterlyfrom the east
eastern > pronunciation
Soundsiy'stern
Rhymesadjourn ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > eastern: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglying toward or situated in the east.
Example"the eastern end of the island"
Broadereastsituated in or facing or moving toward the east
Spanishoriental
Catalanoriental
English > eastern: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States.
Example"the Eastern establishment"
Attribute ofEast, eastern United StatesThe region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
Narrowereast-centralOf a region of the United States generally including Kentucky, West Virginia
middle Atlantic, mid-AtlanticOf a region of the United States generally including Delaware
northeasternOf a region of the United States generally including the New England states
southeasternOf a region of the United States generally including Alabama
OppositewesternOf or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River
Catalanoriental
English > eastern: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglying in or toward the east.
Example "eastern cities"
Synonymeasterly
Broadereastsituated in or facing or moving toward the east
Spanishoriental
English > eastern: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningRelating to or characteristic of regions / regions of eastern parts of the world.
Examples
  • "Eastern Europe"
  • "the Eastern religions"
Attribute ofEast, OrientThe countries of Asia
Narrowerorientaldenoting or characteristic of countries of Asia
OppositewesternRelating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts
Spanishoriental
Catalanoriental
English > eastern: 5 senses > adjective 5
MeaningFrom the east; used especially of winds.
Example"an eastern wind"
Synonymeasterly
Broadereastsituated in or facing or moving toward the east

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