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Synonyms for northwest
ˌnɔrθˈwɛst; Naut. ˌnɔr-north·west

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  1. Northwest, northwestern United Statesnoun

    the northwestern region of the United States

    Synonyms:
    nor'-west, northwestward, northwestern United States

    Antonyms:
    south

  2. northwestnoun

    the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point

    Synonyms:
    nor'-west, northwestward, northwestern United States

    Antonyms:
    south

  3. northwest, nor'-west, northwestward, NWnoun

    the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees

    Synonyms:
    nor'-west, northwestward, northwestern United States

    Antonyms:
    south

  4. northwestadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    nor'-west, northwestward, northwestern United States

    Antonyms:
    south

  5. northwestern, northwesterly, northwestadjective

    situated in or oriented toward the northwest

    Synonyms:
    northwesterly, northwestern

    Antonyms:
    south

  6. northwesterly, northwestadverb

    coming from the northwest

    "northwesterly winds"

    Synonyms:
    northwesterly, northwestern

    Antonyms:
    south

  7. northwest, north-west, nor'-westadverb

    to, toward, or in the northwest

    Synonyms:
    north-west, nor'-west

    Antonyms:
    south

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How to use northwest in a sentence?

  1. Annibal Sodero:

    There is a lot of buzz in northwest Arkansas about the new Aldi store.

  2. Julian LeBaron:

    He was the top local dog, the guy in charge of the northwest of the state.

  3. The USGS:

    The Pacific Plate is moving to the northwest with respect to the North American Plate.

  4. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Hecht:

    These numbers are likely higher than a lot of the numbers you are seeing from news outlets because their criteria for an atmospheric river is likely stricter and considers the impacts that they bring, there are [also] instances when an atmospheric river is primarily targeting the Pacific Northwest, but clips the far northwestern portions of California, say Del Norte County, with weak conditions.

  5. Martin Griffiths:

    We have so far failed the people in northwest Syria.


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