1.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.
And fresh from the west is the free wind's breath.
- Bryant.
2.A country, or region of country, which, with regard to some other country or region, is situated in the direction toward the west.
3.(U. S. Hist. & Geog.) The Westen hemisphere, or the New World so called, it having been discovered by sailing westward from Europe; the Occident.
West by north
according to the notation of the mariner's compass, that point which lies 11¼° to the north or south, respectively, of the point due west.
West northwest
that point which lies 22½° to the north or south of west, or halfway between west and northwest or southwest, respectively. See Illust. of Compass.
a.1.Lying toward the west; situated at the west, or in a western direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the west, or coming from the west; as, a west course is one toward the west; an east and west line; a west wind blows from the west.
This shall be your west border.
- Num. xxxiv. 6.
2.(Eccl.) 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.
West end
the fashionable part of London, commencing from the east, at Charing Cross.
v. i.1.To pass to the west; to set, as the sun.
2.To turn or move toward the west; to veer from the north or south toward the west.
Noun1.West - the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North and South America
Synonyms: Occident
2.west - the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
Synonyms: due west, W
3.West - the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
4.West - British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)
5.West - United States film actress (1892-1980)
Synonyms: Mae West
6.WestWest - English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
Synonyms: Benjamin West
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"
To dream of going west, represents fulfilment, opportunities, and growth. Alternatively, it may symbolize an ending of something, death, or old age.W, antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, cardinal points, compass card, compass rose, degrees, east, eastbound, easter, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, eastward, half points, hyperborean, lubber line, meridional, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, norther, northerly, northern, northernmost, northward, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, occident, occidental, orient, oriental, quarter points, rhumb, south, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, souther, southerly, southern, southernmost, southward, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, sunrise, sunset, westabout, westbound, wester, westerly, western, westernly, westernmost, westward, westwardly, westwards
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