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east

east

 
pronunciation:
ist
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, adverb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the direction in front of a person facing the rising sun.
 
definition 2: one of the four major points of direction on the compass, ninety degrees clockwise from north.
definition 3: (often cap.) the eastern part of a country or area.
definition 4: (cap.) the Orient; the Near East; the Far East.
similar words:
orient
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: from, of, or in the east.
an east wind
definition 2: toward or facing the east.
the east gate
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: from, in, or toward the east.