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Definition 1: a wind from the east - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for easterly in the sense of this definition

(easterly is a kind of ...) air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

"trees bent under the fierce winds" "when there is no wind, row" "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"

(... is a kind of easterly ) an easterly wind in the western Mediterranean area

Definition 2: from the east - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where easterly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the winds blew easterly all night

Definition 3: from the east; used especially of winds - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where easterly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an eastern wind
  • the winds are easterly

Synonyms for easterly in the sense of this definition

(easterly is similar to ...) situated in or facing or moving toward the east

Definition 4: lying in or toward the east - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where easterly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the east side of New York
  • eastern cities

Synonyms for easterly in the sense of this definition

(easterly is similar to ...) situated in or facing or moving toward the east

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