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Meaning of northeast by Wiktionary Dictionary

Northeast


    Proper noun

    Northeast

    1. The northeastern states of the United States .
    2. The northeastern counties of England including Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Teesside and Durham .
    3. The northeastern part of any region .

    See also

    • New England

    north east

    By Wiktionary ( 2010/10/10 09:20 UTC Version )

    Alternative forms

    Etymology

    From north + east .

    Antonyms

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    Adjective

    northeast ( not comparable )

    1. Towards the northeast; northeastward .
    2. Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeastern .

    Antonyms


    north-east

    By Wiktionary ( 2010/10/10 09:20 UTC Version )

    Alternative forms

    Etymology

    From north + east .

    Antonyms

    Coordinate terms

    Adjective

    northeast ( not comparable )

    1. Towards the northeast; northeastward .
    2. Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeastern .

    Antonyms



Explanation of northeast by Wordnet Dictionary

Northeast


    Adverb
    1. to, toward, or in the northeast

    Adjective
    1. situated in or oriented toward the northeast

    2. the northeasterly part of the island
    3. coming from the northeast

    4. northeasterly winds
    Noun
    1. a location in the northeastern part of a country, region, or city

    2. the northeastern region of the United States

    3. the compass point midway between north and east

    4. the direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point



    Definition of northeast by GCIDE Dictionary

    Northeast


    1. Northeast n. The point between the north and east, at an equal distance from each; the northeast part or region.

    2. Northeast, a. Of or pertaining to the northeast; proceeding toward the northeast, or coming from that point; as, “a northeast course; a northeast wind.”

      Northeast passage, a passage or communication by sea between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans along the north coast of Asia.

    3. Northeast, adv. Toward the northeast.