HyperDic: northeast

English > 7 senses of the word northeast / Northeast:
NOUNrelationnortheast, nor'-east, northeastward, NEthe compass point midway between north and east
locationNortheast, northeastern United Statesthe northeastern region of the United States
relationnortheastthe direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point
locationnortheasta location in the northeastern part of a country, region, or city
ADVERBallnortheast, north-east, nor'-eastto, toward, or in the northeast
ADJECTIVEallnortheast, northeastern, northeasterlysituated in or oriented toward the northeast
allnortheast, northeasterlycoming from the northeast
northeast / Northeast > pronunciation
Soundsnao.rthiy'st
Rhymesbeast ... yeast: 17 rhymes with iyst...
English > northeast: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsituated in or oriented toward the northeast.
Example"the northeasterly part of the island"
Synonymsnortheastern, northeasterly
Broadernorthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
Spanishnordestal
English > northeast: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningComing from the northeast.
Example"northeasterly winds"
Synonymnortheasterly
Broadernorthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
Spanishnordestal
English > northeast: 7 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees.
Synonymsnor'-east, northeastward, NE
Broadercompass point, pointAny of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
Spanishnordeste, noreste
Catalannord-est
English > Northeast: 7 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe northeastern region of the United States.
Synonymnortheastern United States
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part 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
Spanishnordeste, noreste
Catalannord-est
English > northeast: 7 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningThe direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point.
BroaderdirectionThe spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
English > northeast: 7 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA location in the northeastern part of a country, region, or city.
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
English > northeast: 7 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo, toward, or in the northeast.
Synonymsnorth-east, nor'-east
Spanishnordeste

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