HyperDic: southeast

English > 7 senses of the word southeast / Southeast:
ADVERBallsoutheast, south-east, sou'-eastto, toward, or in the southeast
NOUNrelationsoutheast, sou'-east, southeastward, SEthe compass point midway between south and east
locationSoutheast, southeastern United Statesthe southeastern region of the United States
relationsoutheastthe direction corresponding to the southeastward compass point
locationsoutheasta location in the southeastern part of a country, region, or city
ADJECTIVEallsoutheast, southeasterlycoming from the southeast
allsoutheast, southeastern, southeasterlysituated in or oriented toward the southeast
southeast / Southeast > pronunciation
Soundssaw.thiy'st
Rhymesbeast ... yeast: 17 rhymes with iyst...
English > southeast: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningComing from the southeast.
Example"southeasterly breezes"
Synonymsoutheasterly
Broadersouthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
Spanishsudeste
English > southeast: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsituated in or oriented toward the southeast.
Synonymssoutheastern, southeasterly
Broadersouthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
Spanishsudeste, suroriental
English > southeast: 7 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees.
Synonymssou'-east, southeastward, SE
Broadercompass point, pointAny of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
Spanishsudeste, sureste
Catalansud-est
English > Southeast: 7 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe southeastern region of the United States.
Synonymsoutheastern 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
Spanishsudeste, sureste
Catalansud-est
English > southeast: 7 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningThe direction corresponding to the southeastward compass point.
BroaderdirectionThe spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
English > southeast: 7 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA location in the southeastern part of a country, region, or city.
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
English > southeast: 7 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo, toward, or in the southeast.
Synonymssouth-east, sou'-east
Spanishsudeste

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