Synonyms of northwest


1. Northwest, northwestern United States

usage: the northwestern region of the United States

2. northwest, direction

usage: the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point

3. northwest, nor'-west, northwestward, NW, compass point, point

usage: the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees

4. northwest, location

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


1. northwestern, northwesterly, northwest, north (vs. south)

usage: situated in or oriented toward the northwest

2. northwesterly, northwest, north (vs. south)

usage: coming from the northwest; "northwesterly winds"


1. northwest, north-west, nor'-west

usage: to, toward, or in the northwest

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Definition and meaning of northwest (Dictionary)