HyperDic: south

English > 7 senses of the word south / South:
ADJECTIVEallsouthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
NOUNlocationSouththe region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
locationSouth, Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixielandthe southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
relationsouth, due south, southward, Sthe cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
locationsoutha location in the southern part of a country, region, or city
relationsouththe direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point
ADVERBallsouth, to the south, in the southin a southern direction
south / South > pronunciation
Soundssaw'th
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English > south: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south.
Example"the south entrance"
Attribute ofConfederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, DixielandThe southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
Narrowersouth-centralsituated in the southern part of a centrally located area in some geographical region
southbound, southwardMoving toward the south
southeast, southeastern, southeasterlysituated in or oriented toward the southeast
southeasterly, southeastComing from the southeast
southeastwardToward the southeast
southerly, southernFrom the south
southerly, southernsituated in or oriented toward the south
southernmost, southmostsituated farthest south
southwest, southwestern, southwesterlysituated in or oriented toward the southwest
southwesterly, southwestComing from the southwest
southwestwardToward the southwest
Oppositenorthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
Spanishmeridional, sureño
Catalanmeridional
English > South: 7 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line.
InstancesOld SouthThe South of the United States before the American Civil War
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
MembersSouthernerAn American who lives in the South
AttributessouthernIn or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
Part ofUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
PartsCarolina, CarolinasThe area of the states of North Carolina and South Carolina
Deep SouthThe southeastern region of the United States
Georgia, Empire State of the South, Peach State, GA, Ga.A state in southeastern United States
Gulf StatesA region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of Mexico
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA, La.A state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
Maryland, Old Line State, Free State, MD, Md.A Mid-Atlantic state
Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS, Miss.A state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico
North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State, NC, N.C.A state in southeastern United States
PiedmontThe plateau between the coastal plain and the Appalachian Mountains
South Carolina, Palmetto State, SC, S.C.A state in the Deep South
Tennessee, Volunteer State, TN, Tenn.A state in east central United States
Tidewater, Tidewater regionThe coastal plain of the South
Virginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States
Region ofKu Klux Klan, Klan, KKKA secret society of white Southerners in the United States
hoecakeThin usually unleavened johnnycake made of cornmeal
NarrowerAlabama, Heart of Dixie, Camellia State, AL, Ala.A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
SpanishSur
CatalanSud
English > South: 7 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861.
SynonymsConfederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
MembersAlabama, Heart of Dixie, Camellia State, AL, Ala.A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR, Ark.A state in south central United States
Florida, Sunshine State, Everglade State, FL, Fla.A state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico
Georgia, Empire State of the South, Peach State, GA, Ga.A state in southeastern United States
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA, La.A state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS, Miss.A state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico
Missouri, Show Me State, MO, Mo.A midwestern state in central United States
North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State, NC, N.C.A state in southeastern United States
South Carolina, Palmetto State, SC, S.C.A state in the Deep South
Tennessee, Volunteer State, TN, Tenn.A state in east central United States
Texas, Lone-Star State, TX, Tex.The second largest state
Virginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States
Attributessouthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
southernIn or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
Partsslave stateAny of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War
SpanishConfederación, Confederate States of America, Estados Confederados de América
CatalanConfederació, Estats Confederats d'Amèrica
English > south: 7 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningThe cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees.
Synonymsdue south, southward, S
Broadercardinal compass pointOne of the four main compass points
Spanishsud, sur
Catalansud
English > south: 7 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA location in the southern part of a country, region, or city.
Attributessouthernsituated in or coming from regions / regions of the south
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
English > south: 7 senses > noun 5, relation
MeaningThe direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point.
BroaderdirectionThe spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
English > south: 7 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a southern direction.
Example"we moved south"
Synonymsto the south, in the south

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