southwestward
I. adverb or adjective Date: 1548 toward the southwest • southwestwards adverb II. noun Date: 1775 southwest

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • southwestward — [south′west′wərd, ] naut [.south΄west′wərd] adv., adj. toward the southwest n. a southwestward direction, point, or region …   English World dictionary

  • Southwestward — South west ward, Southwestwardly South west ward*ly, adv. Toward the southwest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • southwestward — adjective going towards the southwest: in a southwestward direction southwestwards, southwestward adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • southwestward — I noun the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees • Syn: ↑southwest, ↑sou west, ↑SW • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point II adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • southwestward — /sowth west weuhrd/; Naut. /sow west weuhrd/, adv. 1. Also, southwestwards. toward the southwest. adj. 2. facing or tending toward the southwest. 3. coming from the southwest, as a wind. n. 4. the southwest. [1540 50; SOUTHWEST + WARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • southwestward — 1. adjective In or toward the southwest 2. adverb Toward the southwest Syn: southwestwards …   Wiktionary

  • southwestward — adj. facing toward the southwest; coming from the southwest adv. toward the southwest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • southwestward — south·west·ward …   English syllables

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

  • south-southwestward — /sowth sowth west weuhrd/; Naut. /sow sow west weuhrd/, adv., adj. toward the south southwest. Also, south southwestwardly. [SOUTH SOUTHWEST + WARD] * * * …   Universalium

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