Synonyms of northeast


1. northeast, nor'-east, northeastward, NE, compass point, point

usage: the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees

2. Northeast, northeastern United States

usage: the northeastern region of the United States

3. northeast, direction

usage: the direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point

4. northeast, location

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


1. northeastern, northeasterly, northeast, north (vs. south)

usage: situated in or oriented toward the northeast; "the northeasterly part of the island"

2. northeasterly, northeast, north (vs. south)

usage: coming from the northeast; "northeasterly winds"


1. northeast, north-east, nor'-east

usage: to, toward, or in the northeast

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