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Definitions of west

  1. To pass to the west; to set, as the sun; to change to the west. West-end, the fashionable quarter of London. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To pass to the west; to set, as the sun. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To turn or move toward the west; to veer from the north or south toward the west. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. United States film actress (1892-1980) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. The point in the heavens where the sun is seen to set at the equinox; or, the corresponding point on the earth; that one of the four cardinal points of the compass which is in a direction at right angles to that of north and south, and on the left hand of a person facing north; the point directly opposite to east. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A country, or region of country, which, with regard to some other country or region, is situated in the direction toward the west. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The Westen hemisphere, or the New World so called, it having been discovered by sailing westward from Europe; the Occident. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Formerly, that part of the United States west of the Alleghany mountains; now, commonly, the whole region west of the Mississippi river; esp., that part which is north of the Indian Territory, New Mexico, etc. Usually with the definite article. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. One of the four points of the compass, exactly opposite the east; the point where the sun appears to set; a region lying in the direction of the sunset: the west, the Western Hemisphere; the part of the United States between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. The quarter where the sun sets: one of the four chief points of the compass: any part of the world that relatively to another place lies in a westerly direction, as the United States with reference to England, the Western States with reference to the Atlantic sea-board, China with reference to California, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Quarter where the sun sets; countries lying toward the west. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. Situated toward the west; coming from the west. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. That point of the compass or quarter of the heavens where the sun sets. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. The quarted of the heavens where the sun sets; one of the four chief points of the compass; a country or district lying in the direction of the setting sun with respect to another. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. to, toward, or in the west; "we moved west to Arizona" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. Towards the sunset. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. In a westerly direction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. To the western region; at the westward; more westward. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. To the western regions; more westward. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. situated in or facing or moving toward the west Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. Designating, or situated in, that part of a church which is opposite to, and farthest from, the east, or the part containing the chancel and choir. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Pertaining to, situated in, proceeding toward, or coming from, the direction of the sunset; as, a west wind. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. Situated toward the west. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. Located at the west; facing the west. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. Coming from the west. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. Belonging to the west-end. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. Situated towards the part where the sun sets. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for west

  1. Then with a sudden heart- start I remember this is my last West Indian morning. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  2. Somewhere to the west it lay. – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
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