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1. West

noun. the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America.

Synonyms

  • Europe
  • western
  • North America
  • Occident

Antonyms

  • east
  • east-central
  • eastern United States
  • southeastern

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Words that Rhyme with West

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • impressed
  • digressed
  • depressed
  • contest
  • congest
  • confessed
  • coalesced
  • bud-test

Example sentences of the word west


1. Adjective
This three-star hotel is located next to Murrayfield Stadium -- on the west side of the city of Edinburgh.

Quotes containing the word west


1. Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.
- Groucho Marx

2. In some ways, Israel has achieved a peace. There are fewer rockets being sent into Sderot, there are no rockets to speak of from the North, there has been very little terrorism from the West Bank. It's a kind of peace. I hope for a better and more enduring peace. Peace is not an endgame; we will never be completely at peace.
- Alan Dershowitz

3. Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gateAnd though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when IShall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.
- J.R.R. Tolkien

2. west-central

adjective. of a region of the United States usually including Colorado; Nevada; Utah.

Antonyms

  • east

3. west

noun. ['ˈwɛst'] the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees.

Synonyms

  • cardinal compass point
  • due west
  • westward

Antonyms

  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward
  • easterly

Etymology

  • west (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. west

adjective. ['ˈwɛst'] situated in or facing or moving toward the west.

Synonyms

  • westerly
  • westbound
  • western
  • westernmost
  • westward
  • westside

Antonyms

  • eastern
  • there
  • here
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • west (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. West

noun. the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River.

Synonyms

  • southwestern United States
  • Northwest
  • United States of America
  • western United States
  • U.S.A.
  • West Coast
  • US
  • northwestern United States
  • western
  • America
  • the States
  • Southwest
  • USA
  • U.S.
  • United States

Antonyms

  • middle Atlantic
  • mid-Atlantic
  • northeastern
  • East

6. West

noun. British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983).

Synonyms

  • Cicily Isabel Fairfield
  • Rebecca West

7. West

noun. United States film actress (1892-1980).

8. west

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

Antonyms

  • enfranchisement

Etymology

  • west (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. West

noun. English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820).

Antonyms

  • Orient

10. west

noun. ['ˈwɛst'] the direction corresponding to the westward cardinal compass point.

Antonyms

  • eastward

Etymology

  • west (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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