I. adverb or adjective Date: 1528 toward the southeast • southeastwards adverb II. noun Date: 1555 southeast

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  • southeastward — [south΄ēst′wərd] adv., adj. toward the southeast n. a southeastward direction, point, or region …   English World dictionary

  • Southeastward — South east ward, Southeastwardly South east ward*ly, adv. Toward the southeast. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • southeastward — I noun the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees • Syn: ↑southeast, ↑sou east, ↑SE • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point II adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • southeastward — adjective going towards the southeast: in a southeastward direction southeastwards, southeastward adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • southeastward — /sowth eest weuhrd/; Naut. /sow eest weuhrd/, adv. 1. Also, southeastwards. toward the southeast. adj. 2. facing or tending toward the southeast. 3. coming from the southeast, as a wind. n. 4. the southeast. [1520 30; SOUTHEAST + WARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • southeastward — 1. adjective In or toward the southeast 2. adverb Toward the southeast Syn: southeastwards …   Wiktionary

  • southeastward — adj. facing toward the southeast; coming from the southeast adv. toward the southeast; from the southeast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • southeastward — south·east·ward …   English syllables

  • southeastward — south•east•ward [[t]ˌsaʊθˈist wərd[/t]] naut. [[t]ˌsaʊ [/t]] adv. 1) naut. navig. Also, south east′wards. toward the southeast 2) naut. navig. facing or tending toward the southeast 3) navig. coming from the southeast, as a wind 4) navig. the… …   From formal English to slang

  • south-southeastward — /sowth sowth eest weuhrd/; Naut. /sow sow eest weuhrd/, adv., adj. toward the south southeast. Also, south southeastwardly. [1775 85; SOUTH SOUTHEAST + WARD] * * * …   Universalium

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