What does Eastern mean?

Definitions for Eastern
ˈi stərnEastern

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eastern(adj)

    lying toward or situated in the east

    "the eastern end of the island"

  2. eastern(adj)

    of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States

    "the Eastern establishment"

  3. easterly, eastern(adj)

    lying in or toward the east

    "the east side of New York"; "eastern cities"

  4. eastern(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world

    "Eastern Europe"; "the Eastern religions"

  5. easterly, eastern(adj)

    from the east; used especially of winds

    "an eastern wind"; "the winds are easterly"

Wiktionary

  1. eastern(Adjective)

    Of, facing, situated in, or related to the east

    Etymology: From esterne, from easterne, from austrōnjaz, from austero-, from aus-. Cognate with and ostroni, austroenn. More at east.

  2. eastern(Adjective)

    blowing from the east; easterly

    Etymology: From esterne, from easterne, from austrōnjaz, from austero-, from aus-. Cognate with and ostroni, austroenn. More at east.

  3. eastern(Adjective)

    oriental

    Etymology: From esterne, from easterne, from austrōnjaz, from austero-, from aus-. Cognate with and ostroni, austroenn. More at east.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eastern(adj)

    situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern gate; Eastern countries

    Etymology: [AS. estern.]

  2. Eastern(adj)

    going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage

    Etymology: [AS. estern.]

Editors Contribution

  1. eastern

    Relating to the direction east.

    The eastern winds were gentle and moderate.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Eastern' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1721

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Eastern' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3341

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Eastern' in Adjectives Frequency: #226

Anagrams for Eastern »

  1. earnest, Earnest

  2. sterane

  3. nearest

  4. estrane

  5. Earnest

How to pronounce Eastern?

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How to say Eastern in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eastern in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eastern in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Eastern in a Sentence

  1. Fox News:

    The unseasonably mild air over the Eastern U.S., along with the cold air and snow across parts of the West, can historically be associated with an El Nio, the El Nio we're experiencing right now is particularly strong and could be among the strongest ever recorded.

  2. Steve Kerr:

    E40 posted a picture of himself and Drake on Saturday, saying SO IT BEGINS ! Drake had been criticized for some of the things he had been doing while attending the Raptors games against the Bucks in Toronto during the Eastern Conference Finals. The Toronto rapper was even trolled by Mallory Edens, the daughter of Bucks co-owner Mallory Edens. Mallory Edens wore a shirt with Drakes rival Pusha T on it during Game 5. But after the Raptors won the matchup, Drake fired back and made Mallory Edens Mallory Edens profile picture on Instagram. Its unclear whether Drake will attend The NBA Finals games in Oakland. Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters that Steve Kerr didnt think having the Scorpion rapper on the sidelines was a big deal. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Im not, Im not worried about Drake. I called him on his cell phone earlier... Mallory Edens just rolled her eyes, No more dad jokes please.

  3. Gu Meng:

    The demand pickup we saw in the past two months were mainly coming from southern and eastern parts of China. But these regions will soon enter their rainy season, which will add pressure on steel and therefore raw materials.

  4. Jimmy Lake:

    Eason wrote in a social mediapost announcing his decision. Eason was a five-star recruit out of nearby Lake Stevens, Washington, who opted to go across the country to play at Georgia. He started as a freshman for the Bulldogs but lost the job to Jake Fromm during his sophomore season after suffering an injury in the season opener. Eason sat out the 2018 season after transferring to Washington and beat out Jake Haener for the starting job during fall camp. Eason completed 64.2% of his passes and had standout games early in the season against Eastern Washington, BYU and Arizona. His best game may have come in a loss to Oregon, in which Eason was 23 of 30 for 289 yards and three touchdowns. Eason has the prototypes of an NFL quarterback, standing 6-foot-5 with one of the strongest arms in college. But issues with consistency popped up during his collegiate career. We wish Jacob nothing but the best.

  5. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    We will continue with the bilateral talks ... we need to go deeper and find a solution. We don't want tension, neither in the Aegean nor in the eastern Mediterranean, let's solve this issue, in order to exploit our energy resources and connect possible natural gas resources with Greece through Turkey.

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