What does Eastern mean?

Definitions for Eastern
ˈi stərnEastern

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. easternadjective

    lying toward or situated in the east

    "the eastern end of the island"

  2. easternadjective

    of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States

    "the Eastern establishment"

  3. easterly, easternadjective

    lying in or toward the east

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

  4. easternadjective

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

    "Eastern Europe"; "the Eastern religions"

  5. easterly, easternadjective

    from the east; used especially of winds

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

Wiktionary

  1. easternadjective

    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. easternadjective

    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. easternadjective

    oriental

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Easternadjective

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

    Etymology: [AS. estern.]

  2. Easternadjective

    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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. American Airlines:

    We want all of our customers to have a safe, positive travel experience with us and we are deeply troubled by any allegation of misconduct onboard our aircraft or at any of our facilities. Our crew contacted law enforcement, who met the aircraft upon arrival at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. As this is still an ongoing investigation, you will have to contact the FBI or the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York for any additional details on their investigation, our corporate security team will always provide any investigative assistance we can to federal, state and/or local law enforcement, as we want those who commit crimes on our aircraft to be held accountable for their actions.

  2. Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy:

    Sen. John Kennedy (R., La.) said on Wednesday that he trusted Middle Eastern countries as much as gas station sushi, with the exception being Israel.

  3. President Andrzej Duda:

    That means increasing presence in central-eastern Europe, both in terms of infrastructure and in terms of troops of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. This is to be agreed ... what shape this presence would take.

  4. Shukor Yusof:

    I personally know quite a number of people from Malaysia Airlines who have actually gone to the Middle East and I don't blame them because the money is very good, if you compare Middle Eastern carriers to Southeast Asian carriers, they are more advanced, they are growing far quicker — it's all about dollars and cents and they have a bottomless pit of money.

  5. Jeff Sessions:

    Zach Terwilliger has a strong record that any prosecutor would be proud of, he rose through the ranks in the Eastern District of Virginia, from summer intern to Assistant United States Attorney.

Images & Illustrations of Eastern

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