1. [ noun ] (geography) the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North and South America
Synonyms: occident
Related terms: region western
2. [ noun ] the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
Synonyms: W due_west
Related terms: cardinal_compass_point
3. [ adjective ] situated in or facing or moving toward the west
Related terms: east westerly western westernmost westside westerly westbound
4. [ noun ] (geography) the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
Synonyms: western_united_states
Related terms: geographical_area wild_West US Northwest Southwest Santa_Fe_Trail wash butte sourdough ghost_town western
5. [ adverb ] to, toward, or in the west

"we moved west to Arizona"

6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 109
7. [ noun ] (writing) British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)
Synonyms: dame_rebecca_west rebecca_west cicily_isabel_fairfield
Related terms: writer
8. [ noun ] (film,performing arts) United States film actress (1892-1980)
Synonyms: mae_west
Related terms: actress comedienne
9. [ noun ] (fine art) English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
Synonyms: benjamin_west
Related terms: painter
Similar spelling:   Weist