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  1. eastadjective

    One of the four principal compass points, specifically 90°, conventionally directed to the right on maps; the direction of the rising sun at an equinox.

    eastwards, eastward

    westwards, west, westward

  2. eastadjective

    The Eastern world; the regions, primarily situated in the Eastern Hemisphere, whose culture is derived from India or China.



  3. eastadjective

    The Eastern bloc; the eastern countries of Europe.



  4. Eastnoun

    The eastern states of the United States.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. east, due east, eastward, Enoun

    the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees

    due east, eastern United States, vitamin E, einsteinium, eastward, atomic number 99, tocopherol

    westward, westbound, western, westerly, westside, westmost, west, westernmost

  2. East, Orientnoun

    the countries of Asia

    eastward, due east, eastern United States, eastern hemisphere

    west, westside, westernmost, western, westerly, westbound, westward, westmost

  3. East, eastern United Statesnoun

    the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River

    eastward, due east, eastern United States

    westside, westward, westbound, western, westerly, westmost, westernmost, west

  4. eastnoun

    the direction corresponding to the eastward cardinal compass point

    eastward, due east, eastern United States

    westward, westbound, westerly, westernmost, western, westmost, west, westside

  5. eastadjective

    a location in the eastern part of a country, region, or city

    eastward, due east, eastern United States

    westerly, westernmost, west, westmost, western, westbound, westward, westside

  6. eastadverb

    situated in or facing or moving toward the east

    westbound, westmost, western, westerly, westward, west, westernmost, westside

  7. eastadverb

    to, toward, or in the east

    "we travelled east for several miles"; "located east of Rome"

    westside, westernmost, westerly, westward, westmost, west, westbound, western

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. eastadjective

    Associated words:
    orientate, orientation, orient, orientalism, orientalist, orientalize, orientality


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  1. Aboubaker Omar Hadi:

    The world needs to understand whether it's east or west or north or south, that we are going to decide our destiny... Everyone is welcome.

  2. Susan Hough:

    There's three important factors with earthquakes, there's energy that leaves the source, there's amplification by the local geology when it gets to a site, and then there's what happens in between, it's the in between that really matters for East Coast versus West Coast.

  3. Andrew Crisp:

    If you're planning on visiting East Gippsland today or Monday, don't do East Gippsland today, if you're already visiting East Gippsland, you need to leave the area today.

  4. Michael Greshko:

    When you think about the bigger picture, there are not many large natural history museums in the Middle East. Every additional one of these museums there are, not just for public displays but as repositories for conservation data, for cultural heritage artifacts, if Abu Dhabi follows through and they certainly have the resourcing to follow through this could be a big win for science and education for the region. i think so, yeah. I mean it definitely at least re-upped public interest which had sort of the knock-on effects of shaking the tree. The Rock’s appearance ended up shaking the tree and sources fell out of The Rock appearance.

  5. Michael Brennan:

    We are approaching the peak of the hurricane season so everybody in the Caribbean and along the U.S. South, Gulf and East Coast needs to be aware and follow these systems.

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