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Definition 1: the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for southwest in the sense of this definition

(southwest is an instance of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(southwest is a part of ...) a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon

(southwest is a part of ...) a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes

(southwest is a part of ...) a state in the western United States

(southwest is a part of ...) a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border

(southwest is a part of ...) the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico

(... is part of southwest) the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River

(southwest is the region of the domain of ...) a stream or brook

Definition 2: a location in the southwestern part of a country, region, or city - [noun denoting location]

(southwest is a kind of ...) a point or extent in space

Definition 3: the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees - [noun denoting linkdef]

Synonyms for southwest in the sense of this definition

(southwest is a kind of ...) any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass

"he checked the point on his compass"

Definition 4: the direction corresponding to the southwestward compass point - [noun denoting linkdef]

(southwest is a kind of ...) the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves

"he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"

Definition 5: to, toward, or in the southwest - [adverb denoting all]

Synonyms for southwest in the sense of this definition

Definition 6: situated in or oriented toward the southwest - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for southwest in the sense of this definition

(southwest is similar to ...) situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south

"the south entrance"

Definition 7: coming from the southwest - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the winds are southwesterly

Synonyms for southwest in the sense of this definition

(southwest is similar to ...) situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south

"the south entrance"

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