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How to Pronounce west?

Correct pronunciation for the word "west" is [wˈɛst], [wˈɛst], [w_ˈɛ_s_t].

Definition of west

  1. Belonging to the west-end.
  2. One of the four cardinal points, being that opposite the east, and at which the sun sets at the equinoxes; a country situated in the region toward the sun setting with respect to another.
  3. To pass to the west; to set, as the sun; to change to the west. West-end, the fashionable quarter of London.
  4. To the western region; at the westward; more westward.
  5. Being in a line toward the point in the horizon where the sun sets when in the equator; coming or moving from the west or western regions, as a west wind.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the adjective for west?

The adjective form of the word "west" is "western".

Usage over time for west:

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What is the plural form of west?

The plural form of the word "west" is "wests".

What is the singular form of west?

The singular form of the word "west" is "west".

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