(noun, adjective, adverb)


1. situated in or facing or moving toward the east

Similar word(s): eastbound, eastward, easterly, eastern, easternmost, eastmost, eastside

Sentences with east as an adjective:

- the east front of a cathedral


1. to, toward, or in the east

- we travelled east for several miles

- located east of Rome


1. the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees

Similar word(s): eastward

Definition categories: link

2. the countries of Asia

Similar word(s): orient

Definition categories: location

3. the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River

Definition categories: location

4. the direction corresponding to the eastward cardinal compass point

Definition categories: link, direction

5. a location in the eastern part of a country, region, or city

Definition categories: location