adjective Date: 1864 traveling or heading west

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  • westbound — ☆ westbound [west′bound΄ ] adj. bound west; going westward …   English World dictionary

  • westbound — [[t]we̱stbaʊnd[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Westbound roads or vehicles lead to the west or are travelling towards the west. Traffic is slow on the westbound carriageway of the M4. ...the last westbound train to leave Chicago …   English dictionary

  • westbound — 1. adverb Towards the west; in a westerly direction. He was driving westbound on the George Washington Bridge. 2. adjective Which is, or will be, moving towards the west. Westbound traffic was blocked for miles …   Wiktionary

  • westbound — west|bound [ˈwestbaund] adj travelling or leading towards the west ▪ Westbound traffic is moving very slowly. ▪ an accident on the westbound carriageway of the motorway …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • westbound — west|bound [ west,baund ] adjective leading or traveling toward the west: westbound traffic the westbound lane of the highway …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • westbound — UK [ˈwes(t)ˌbaʊnd] / US adjective leading or travelling towards the west westbound traffic the westbound lane of the motorway …   English dictionary

  • westbound — adj. Westbound is used with these nouns: ↑track …   Collocations dictionary

  • westbound — west ► NOUN (usu. the west) 1) the direction towards the point of the horizon where the sun sets at the equinoxes, on the left hand side of a person facing north. 2) the western part of a country, region, or town. 3) (the West) Europe and North… …   English terms dictionary

  • westbound — /west bownd /, adj. proceeding or headed west. [1880 85, Amer.; WEST + BOUND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • westbound — adj. moving in an westerly direction, headed toward the west …   English contemporary dictionary

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