HyperDic: western

English > 6 senses of the word western / Western:
ADJECTIVEallwesternrelating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts
allwesternof or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River
allwesternlying toward or situated in the west
allwestern, westerlyof wind
NOUNcommunicationWestern, horse operaa film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
foodwestern, western sandwicha sandwich made from a western omelet
western / Western > pronunciation
Soundshhweh'stern; weh'stern
Rhymesadjourn ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > western: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningRelating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts.
Examples
  • "the Western world"
  • "Western thought"
  • "Western thought"
Attribute ofWest, OccidentThe countries of (originally / originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
Narroweroccidental, Hesperiandenoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere
OppositeeasternRelating to or characteristic of regions / regions of eastern parts of the world
Spanishoccidental
Catalanoccidental
Verbswesternizemake western in character
English > western: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River.
Example"a Western ranch"
Attribute ofWest, western United StatesThe region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
NarrowermidwesternOf a region of the United States generally including Ohio
northwesternOf a region of the United States generally including Washington
southwesternOf a region of the United States generally including New Mexico
west-centralOf a region of the United States usually including Colorado
OppositeeasternOf or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
English > western: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglying toward or situated in the west.
Example"our company's western office"
Broaderwestsituated in or facing or moving toward the west
Spanishoccidental
Catalanoccidental
English > western: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf wind; from the west.
Synonymwesterly
Broaderwestsituated in or facing or moving toward the west
English > Western: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development.
Synonymhorse opera
Narrowerspaghetti WesternA low-budget Western movie produced by a European (especially an Italian) film company
Broaderfeature, feature filmThe principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater
Spanishpelícula del oeste, western
Catalanpel·lícula de l'oest, western
English > western: 6 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA sandwich made from a western omelet.
Synonymwestern sandwich
BroadersandwichTwo (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
Spanishsándwich western, Western, western

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