southeast

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See also: south-east and South East

English[edit]

Southeast.
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Etymology[edit]

From south +‎ east.

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Noun[edit]

southeast (usually uncountable, plural southeasts)

  1. The intercardinal compass point halfway between east and south; specifically at a bearing of 135°.
    Antonym: northwest

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(compass points)

northwest north northeast
west Compass rose simple plain.svg east
southwest south southeast


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Adjective[edit]

southeast (not generally comparable, comparative more southeast, superlative most southeast)

  1. Of, in or pertaining to the southeast; southeastern.
    • 2014, Robert Barr, For the Love of Flight, Dorrance Publishing (→ISBN), page 61
      The first rocket exploded on the southeast camp fire perimeter, and the second dropped in to the northwest, a few hundred meters from the center of the workforce complex.
  2. Situated toward or in the direction of the southeast; southeastward; southeasterly.
    A southeast course.
  3. Coming from the southeast; southeasterly.
    A southeast wind.

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Adverb[edit]

southeast (not generally comparable, comparative more southeast, superlative most southeast)

  1. Towards or in the direction of the southeast; southeastwards.
    We are travelling southeast at the moment.

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