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west

 (wĕst)
n.
1. Abbr. W
a. The cardinal point on the mariner's compass 270° clockwise from due north and directly opposite east.
b. The direction opposite to the direction of the earth's axial rotation.
2. An area or region lying in the west.
3. often West
a. The western part of the earth, especially Europe and the Western Hemisphere.
b. The western part of a region or country.
4. often West
a. A historical region of the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains.
b. The region of the United States west of the Mississippi River.
5. often West
a. The United States, Canada, and the noncommunist countries of Europe, especially during the Cold War.
b. The nations of North America and Europe with developed capitalist economies, especially in contrast to less-developed nations.
6. The end of a church opposite the altar. Also called liturgical west.
adj.
1. To, toward, of, facing, or in the west.
2. Originating in or coming from the west: a gentle west wind.
adv.
In, from, or toward the west.

[Middle English, from Old English; see wes-pero- in Indo-European roots.]

west

(wɛst)
n
1. (Navigation) one of the four cardinal points of the compass, 270° clockwise from north and 180° from east
2. (Physical Geography) the direction along a parallel towards the sunset, at 270° clockwise from north
3. (Physical Geography) the west (often capital) any area lying in or towards the west.
4. (Card Games) cards (usually capital) the player or position at the table corresponding to west on the compass
adj
5. situated in, moving towards, or facing the west
6. (Physical Geography) (esp of the wind) from the west
adv
7. in, to, or towards the west
8. (Physical Geography) archaic (of the wind) from the west
9. go west informal
a. to be lost or destroyed irrevocably
b. to die
Symbol: W
[Old English; related to Old Norse vestr, Sanskrit avástāt, Latin vesper evening, Greek hésperos]

West

(wɛst)
n
1. (Placename) the western part of the world contrasted historically and culturally with the East or Orient; the Occident
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (formerly) the non-Communist countries of Europe and America contrasted with the Communist states of the East. Compare East2
3. (Placename) (in the US)
a. that part of the US lying approximately to the west of the Mississippi
b. (during the Colonial period) the region outside the 13 colonies, lying mainly to the west of the Alleghenies
4. (Historical Terms) (in the ancient and medieval world) the Western Roman Empire and, later, the Holy Roman Empire
adj
(Placename)
a. of or denoting the western part of a specified country, area, etc
b. (as part of a name): the West Coast.

West

(wɛst)
n
1. (Biography) Benjamin. 1738–1820, US painter, in England from 1763
2. (Biography) Kanye, born 1977, US rap singer and producer; his albums include The College Dropout (2004) and Graduation (2007)
3. (Biography) Mae. 1892–1980, US film actress
4. (Biography) Nathanael, real name Nathan Weinstein. 1903–40, US novelist: author of Miss Lonely-Hearts (1933) and The Day of the Locust (1939)
5. (Biography) Dame Rebecca, real name Cicily Isabel Andrews (née Fairfield). 1892–1983, British journalist, novelist, and critic

west

(wɛst)

n.
1. a cardinal point of the compass, 90° to the left of north. Abbr.: W
2. the direction in which this point lies.
3. (often cap.) a region or territory situated in this direction.
4. the West,
a. the western part of the world, as distinguished from the East or Orient; the Occident.
b. the non-Communist countries of Europe and the Americas.
c. the part of the U.S. west of the Mississippi River.
d. the part of the U.S. west of the Allegheny Mountains.
adj.
5. directed or proceeding toward the west.
6. coming from the west: a west wind.
7. lying toward or situated in the west: the west side.
adv.
8. to, toward, or in the west: The car headed west.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English, c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old High German west, Old Norse vestr]

West

(wɛst)

n.
1. Benjamin, 1738–1820, U.S. painter, in England after 1763.
2. Mae, 1892?–1980, U.S. actress.
3. Nathanael (Nathan Wallenstein Weinstein), 1902?–40, U.S. novelist.
4. Dame Rebecca (Cicily Isabel Fairfield Andrews), 1892–1983, English novelist, journalist, and critic, born in Ireland.

West.

or west.,

western.

west

1. 'west'

The west is the direction which you look towards in order to see the sun set.

The village is fifty miles to the west of Oxford.
We watched the sun set behind the hills in the west.

A west wind blows from the west.

A warm west wind was blowing.

The west of a place is the part that is towards the west.

They live in a remote rural area in the west of Ireland.

West is used in the names of some states and regions.

He was a coal miner from West Virginia.
Benin is a country in West Africa.
2. 'western'

You don't usually talk about a 'west' part of a country or region. You talk about a western part.

There will be rain in northern and western parts of the United Kingdom.

Similarly, you don't talk about 'west Europe' or 'west France'. Say western Europe or western France.

They were studying the history of western Europe.
She was born in western Australia.

You can use Western to describe people and things connected with the United States, Canada, the countries of western Europe, and sometimes other industrialized countries.

The US and other Western governments criticized the move.
He discussed the problems of Western society.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.West - the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
2.west - the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
cardinal compass point - one of the four main compass points
3.West - the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
Santa Fe Trail - a trail that extends from Missouri to New Mexico; an important route for settlers moving west in the 19th century
southwestern United States, Southwest - the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
Northwest, northwestern United States - the northwestern region of the United States
ghost town - a deserted settlement (especially in western United States)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - 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; achieved independence in 1776
West Coast - the western seaboard of the United States from Washington to southern California
butte - a hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding region; has a flat top and sloping sides
dry wash, wash - the dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon)
sourdough - a settler or prospector (especially in western United States or northwest Canada and Alaska)
4.west - the direction corresponding to the westward cardinal compass point
direction - the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
5.West - British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)
6.west - United States film actress (1892-1980)West - United States film actress (1892-1980)
7.West - English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
8.west - a location in the western part of a country, region, or city
location - a point or extent in space
Adj.1.west - situated in or facing or moving toward the west
east - situated in or facing or moving toward the east
Adv.1.west - to, toward, or in the west; "we moved west to Arizona"; "situated west of Boston"

west

noun
Related words
adjective occidental, Hesperian
Translations
إحْدى الجِهات الأرْبَعَه على البوصَلَهإلى الغَرْب، نَحْو الغَرْبالغَربغَرْبغَرْباً
západzápadnězápadní
vestvestligvestpåden vestlige delmod vest
malorientookcidentaokcidento
lääs
länsiläntinenlänsimaalainenlänteen
zapadzapadnizapadno
nyugat
barat
vestan-, aî vestan, vestanstæîurvesturvestur-vestur, í vesturátt
西西に西の西洋西部
서쪽서쪽으로서쪽의
occidens
į vakaruslabiausiai nutolęs į vakarusLaukiniai Vakarainueiti niekaisnukreiptas į vakarus
rietumirietumu-uz rietumiem
vest
západ
zahodzahoden
västervästerutvästligväst
ซึ่งเกี่ยวกับทางทิศตะวันตกทิศตะวันตกอยู่ทางทิศตะวันตก
batıbatıdabatıdan esenbatıya
phía tâytheo phía tâyvề hướng tây

west

[west]
A. Noeste m, occidente m
the West (Pol) → el Oeste, (el) Occidente
tales of the American Westcuentos mpl del Oeste americano
in the west of the countryal oeste or en el oeste del país
the wind is from the or in the westel viento sopla or viene del oeste
to the west ofal oeste de
B. ADJ [part, coast] → oeste, del oeste, occidental; [wind] → del oeste
C. ADV (= westward) → hacia el oeste; (= in the west) → al oeste, en el oeste
we were travelling westviajábamos hacia el oeste
west of the borderal oeste de la frontera
it's west of Londonestá al oeste or en el oeste de Londres
to go west [object, machine] → cascarse, estropearse; [plan] → irse al garete; [person] → estirar la pata
D. CPD West Africa NÁfrica f Occidental
the West Bank NCisjordania f
West Berlin N (Hist) → Berlín m Oeste
the West Country N (Brit) → el West Country (el sudoeste de Inglaterra, esp. los condados de Cornualles, Devon y Somerset)
the West End N (of London) → el West End (de Londres) (zona del centro de Londres donde hay muchas tiendas y locales de ocio)
West Germany N (formerly) → Alemania f Occidental
see also West German, West Indian West Indies NPLAntillas fpl

west

[ˈwɛst]
n
(= direction) → ouest m
in the west → à l'ouest
She's from the West → Elle est originaire de l'Ouest.
in the west of sth → dans l'ouest de qch
They live in the west of the country → Ils vivent dans l'ouest du pays.
a house in the west of the city → une ville à l'ouest de la ville
the west of Ireland → l'Ouest de l'Irlande
to the west (= westwards) → à l'ouest
the west, the West (= US, Canada, Europe) → l'Occident m
in the West → en Occident
adjouest inv
the west coast → la côte ouest
a house in west London → une maison dans l'ouest de Londres
the west wind → le vent d'ouest
advvers l'ouest
We were travelling west → Nous allions vers l'ouest.
west of → à l'ouest de
Stroud is west of Oxford → Stroud est à l'ouest d'Oxford.West Africa nAfrique f de l'OuestWest Bank n
the West Bank → la Cisjordanie

west

n
the west, the West (also Pol) → der Westen; in the westim Westen; to the westnach or gen (liter)Westen; to the west ofwestlich von, im Westen von; he comes from the west (of Ireland)er kommt aus dem Westen (von Irland); the wind is coming from the westder Wind kommt von West(en) or aus (dem) Westen; the south and west of the squaredie Südseite und die Westseite des Platzes
(= western world) the west or Westder Westen
adjWest-; the west coastdie Westküste; west windWestwind m; Salford WestSalford West
adv
nach Westen, westwärts; it faces westes geht nach Westen; west ofwestlich von
to go west (fig inf)flöten gehen (inf); (= to die)vor die Hunde gehen (inf)

west

in cpdsWest-;
West Africa
nWestafrika nt
West Bank
n (in Middle East) → Westjordanland nt, → West Bank f
West Berlin
nWestberlin nt
westbound
adj traffic, carriageway(in) Richtung Westen; the west carriageway of the M4 (Brit) → die M4 in Richtung Westen; to be westnach Westen unterwegs sein, westwärts reisen or fahren
advnach Westen, (in) Richtung Westen
West Country
n (Brit) → Südwestengland nt (esp Cornwall, Devon und Somerset)
West End
n the west (in London) → der (Londoner) Westen, das Westend
West Ender
nBewohner(in) m(f)des Londoner Westens or des Westend

west

:
West Europe
n (esp US) → Westeuropa nt
West European
adjwesteuropäisch
nWesteuropäer(in) m(f)
West Germany
nWestdeutschland nt, → Bundesrepublik f(Deutschland)
West Indian
adjwestindisch
nWestindier(in) m(f)
West Indies
west-northwest
nWestnordwest no art
advnach Westnordwesten; west of X/the lakewestnordwestlich von X/des Sees

west

:
West Side
n the west, the Upper westdie West Side, der Westen von Manhattan
west-southwest
nWestsüdwest no art
advnach Westsüdwesten; west of X/the lakewestsüdwestlich von X/des Sees

west

[wɛst]
1. novest m, ponente m, occidente m
the wind is in or from the west → il vento viene da ovest or da ponente or da occidente
(to the) west of → a ovest di
in the west of → nella parte occidentale di
the West (Pol) → l'Occidente m
2. adj (gen) → ovest inv; (part, coast) → occidentale; (wind) → di ponente
3. advverso ovest
to sail west → navigare verso ovest
a house facing west → una casa esposta a ovest

west

(west) noun
1. the direction in which the sun sets or any part of the earth lying in that direction. They travelled towards the west; The wind is blowing from the west; in the west of Britain.
2. (often with capital. also W) one of the four main points of the compass.
adjective
1. in the west. She's in the west wing of the hospital.
2. from the direction of the west. a west wind.
adverb
towards the west. The cliffs face west.
ˈwesterly adjective
1. (of a wind, breeze etc) coming from the west. a westerly wind.
2. looking, lying etc towards the west. moving in a westerly direction.
ˈwestern adjective
of the west or the West. Western customs/clothes.
noun
a film or novel about the Wild West. Most westerns are about cowboys and Red Indians.
ˈwesternmost adjective
furthest west. the westernmost point.
ˈwestward adjective
towards the west. in a westward direction.
ˈwestward(s) adverb
towards the west. We journeyed westwards for two weeks.
go west
to become useless; to be destroyed. I'm afraid this jacket has finally gone west; That's all hopes of winning gone west.
the West
Europe and North and South America.
the Wild West
the western United States, before the establishment of law and order.

west

غَرْب, غَرْباً, غَرْبِيّ západ, západně, západní den vestlige del, vestlig, vestpå Westen, westlich, westwärts δύση, δυτικά, δυτικός al oeste, occidental, oeste länsi, länteen, läntinen ouest zapad, zapadni, zapadno ad ovest, occidentale, occidente 西, 西に, 西の 서쪽, 서쪽으로, 서쪽의 ten westen, westelijk, westen vest, vestlig, vestover na zachód, zachód, zachodni em direção ao ocidente, ocidental, ocidente запад, западный, на запад väster, västerut, västlig ซึ่งเกี่ยวกับทางทิศตะวันตก, ทิศตะวันตก, อยู่ทางทิศตะวันตก batı, batıda phía tây, theo phía tây, về hướng tây 向西方, 西方, 西方的
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