Synonyms of east


1. east, due east, eastward, E, cardinal compass point

usage: the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees

2. East, Orient

usage: the countries of Asia

3. East, eastern United States

usage: the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River

4. east, direction

usage: the direction corresponding to the eastward cardinal compass point

5. east, location

usage: a location in the eastern part of a country, region, or city


1. east (vs. west), eastbound, eastward, easterly, eastern, easterly, eastern, eastern, easternmost, eastmost, eastside

usage: situated in or facing or moving toward the east


1. east

usage: to, toward, or in the east; "we travelled east for several miles"; "located east of Rome"

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Definition and meaning of east (Dictionary)