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 (south-ēst′wərd, sou-ēst′-)
adv. & adj.
Toward, to, or in the southeast.
A southeastward direction, point, or region.

south·east′ward·ly adv. & adj.
south·east′wards adv.


(ˌsaʊθˈiːstwəd; ˌsaʊˈiːstwəd)
(Physical Geography) towards or (esp of a wind) from the southeast
(Physical Geography) a direction towards or area in the southeast
a variant of southeastwards


(ˌsaʊθˈist wərd; Naut. ˌsaʊ-)

1. Also, south`east′wards. toward the southeast.
2. facing or tending toward the southeast.
3. coming from the southeast, as a wind.
4. the southeast.
south`east′ward•ly, adj., adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.southeastward - the compass point midway between south and eastsoutheastward - the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
compass point, point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
Adj.1.southeastward - toward the southeast
south - situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance"
Adv.1.southeastward - in a southeastward direction; "the river flows southeastward to the gulf"


A. ADJ [movement, migration] → hacia el sudeste or sureste, en dirección sudeste or sureste
B. ADVhacia el sudeste or sureste, en dirección sudeste or sureste
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His father stopped him at the first word, pointed peremptorily southeastward (from Somersetshire to China); and said, without an instant's hesitation: "Go
Within a few years we have witnessed the phenomenon of a southeastward migration, in the settlement of Australia; but this affects us as a retrograde movement, and, judging from the moral and physical character of the first generation of Australians, has not yet proved a successful experiment.
Currently, Harvey is re-emerging into the Gulf where it is expected to continue moving southeastward at just 3 mph.
The ancient large Anza River flowed in a southeastward direction to the Indian Ocean.
According to the synoptic situation, low pressure area was lying over northeast Balochistan and its adjoining area with its trough extending southeastward.
According to the National Meteorological Center (NMC) on Friday, a cold air would sweep southeastward across China, bringing strong winds, rain or snow to northern, central and eastern regions, from Friday to Sunday.
It began on April 1, when high winds whipped up the sandstorm in northern Saudi Arabia before it consolidated and began moving southeastward across the peninsula, Discover Magazine reported.
These highs sink southeastward and eventually move across the East Coast into the Atlantic.
Acording to met office seasonal low lies over North Baluchistan and its trough extending southeastward.
Marked Seasonal Low lies over Northwestern Balochistan with its trough extending Southeastward.
Last Saturday, "Agaton" was forecast to move west and make landfall over Surigao City but the two HPAs that formed the northeast monsoon forced the tropical depression to move southeastward or away from the country.

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