Definitions of west

  1. To pass to the west; to set, as the sun; to change to the west. West- end, the fashionable quarter of London.
  2. To pass to the west; to set, as the sun.
  3. To turn or move toward the west; to veer from the north or south toward the west.
  4. English painter ( born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy ( 1738- 1820)
  5. the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
  6. The point in the heavens where the sun is seen to set at the equinox; or, the corresponding point on the earth; that one of the four cardinal points of the compass which is in a direction at right angles to that of north and south, and on the left hand of a person facing north; the point directly opposite to east.
  7. A country, or region of country, which, with regard to some other country or region, is situated in the direction toward the west.
  8. The Westen hemisphere, or the New World so called, it having been discovered by sailing westward from Europe; the Occident.
  9. Formerly, that part of the United States west of the Alleghany mountains; now, commonly, the whole region west of the Mississippi river; esp., that part which is north of the Indian Territory, New Mexico, etc. Usually with the definite article.
  10. One of the four points of the compass, exactly opposite the east; the point where the sun appears to set; a region lying in the direction of the sunset: the west, the Western Hemisphere; the part of the United States between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean.
  11. The quarter where the sun sets: one of the four chief points of the compass: any part of the world that relatively to another place lies in a westerly direction, as the United States with reference to England, the Western States with reference to the Atlantic sea- board, China with reference to California, etc.
  12. Quarter where the sun sets; countries lying toward the west.
  13. Situated toward the west; coming from the west.
  14. That point of the compass or quarter of the heavens where the sun sets.
  15. The quarted of the heavens where the sun sets; one of the four chief points of the compass; a country or district lying in the direction of the setting sun with respect to another.
  16. to, toward, or in the west; " we moved west to Arizona"
  17. Towards the sunset.
  18. In a westerly direction.
  19. To the western region; at the westward; more westward.
  20. To the western regions; more westward.
  21. Designating, or situated in, that part of a church which is opposite to, and farthest from, the east, or the part containing the chancel and choir.
  22. Pertaining to, situated in, proceeding toward, or coming from, the direction of the sunset; as, a west wind.
  23. Situated toward the west.
  24. Located at the west; facing the west.
  25. Coming from the west.
  26. Belonging to the west- end.
  27. Situated towards the part where the sun sets.