HyperDic: northwest

English > 7 senses of the word northwest / Northwest:
ADVERBallnorthwest, north-west, nor'-westto, toward, or in the northwest
NOUNlocationNorthwest, northwestern United Statesthe northwestern region of the United States
relationnorthwestthe direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point
relationnorthwest, nor'-west, northwestward, NWthe compass point midway between north and west
locationnorthwesta location in the northwestern part of a country, region, or city
ADJECTIVEallnorthwest, northwestern, northwesterlysituated in or oriented toward the northwest
allnorthwest, northwesterlycoming from the northwest
northwest / Northwest > pronunciation
Soundsnao.rthweh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > northwest: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsituated in or oriented toward the northwest.
Synonymsnorthwestern, northwesterly
Broadernorthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
Spanishnoroeste
English > northwest: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningComing from the northwest.
Example"northwesterly winds"
Synonymnorthwesterly
Broadernorthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
Spanishnoroeste
English > Northwest: 7 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe northwestern region of the United States.
Synonymnorthwestern United States
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofWest, western United StatesThe region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
PartsCascades, Cascade Range, Cascade MountainsA mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern California
Spanishnoroeste
Catalannord-est
English > northwest: 7 senses > noun 2, relation
MeaningThe direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point.
BroaderdirectionThe spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
English > northwest: 7 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningThe compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees.
Synonymsnor'-west, northwestward, NW
Broadercompass point, pointAny of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
Spanishnoroeste
Catalannord-oest
English > northwest: 7 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA location in the northwestern part of a country, region, or city.
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
Spanishnoroeste
English > northwest: 7 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo, toward, or in the northwest.
Synonymsnorth-west, nor'-west
Spanishal noroeste, noroeste

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