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1. northwest

adjective. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] situated in or oriented toward the northwest.

Synonyms

  • north
  • northwestern

Antonyms

  • antinode
  • node
  • middle

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Rhymes with Northwest

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest
  • natwest

2. north-northwest

adverb. to, toward, or in the north-northwest.

3. Northwest

noun. the northwestern region of the United States.

Synonyms

  • western United States
  • West
  • Cascade Mountains
  • Cascades
  • northwestern United States

4. northwest

adverb. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] to, toward, or in the northwest.

Synonyms

  • nor'-west

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance

5. northwest

adjective. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] coming from the northwest.

Synonyms

  • north

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning

6. northwest

noun. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point.

Antonyms

  • leeward

7. northwest

noun. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] a location in the northwestern part of a country, region, or city.

Antonyms

  • southern

8. northwest

noun. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees.

Synonyms

  • point
  • northwestward
  • compass point
  • NW

Antonyms

  • there
  • here
  • inactivity
  • studio

Sentences with northwest


1. Adjective, superlative
Most of the major monuments and museums are in the northwest section of town, which is very safe, and a place where tourists feel very comfortable.

2. Adverb
It's less than 19 miles southeast of Las Vegas -- about a half-hour drive -- and about 10.5 miles northwest of Boulder City, which is about a 20-minute drive.

3. Verb, base form
If you plan to gas up the family vehicle for the trek, you should consider two routes from Ohio to northwest Wyoming, each of which features plenty of exciting stops along the way.

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