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. Gina Harrow:

    When I took the position, we were only offering services at Walter Reed and Fort Campbell. In the two years I’ve been there, we have expanded to Southern California, Northern California, eastern Tenn., central Ky., San Antonio, Texas, and Fort Belvoir, Va., we have created a private fitness group that offers caregivers a place of inspiration and motivation to help with healthy lifestyle options, healthy recipes, and fitness routines.

  2. President Andrzej Duda:

    Today, everything points to the need to have substantial presence of both infrastructure and military units on the ground in central European countries, as well as a well worked-out system for these units and defense should there be any act of aggression, 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.

  3. Adam Hashem:

    I was at the gym yesterday while the shooting was taking place and all the TVs were showing that footage and all I could keep thinking to myself is 'God, I hope they don't have any Eastern descent, not just Middle Eastern, anything we'd associate with a Muslim', we're all worried. We're all concerned.

  4. Chief Financial Officer Tim Weller:

    Given our strength in the middle eastern region, it will be a natural extension of our core onshore EPC( engineering, procurement and commissioning) business to start work in that particular country.

  5. Joe Biden:

    I have never heard anyone say with any serious background in foreign policy, 'Pull all troops out of the Middle East', if she meant pulling our fleet out of the eastern Mediterranean or the Persian Gulf, I think it will be an absolute disaster for American security and American foreign policy ... I hope she didn't mean in a literal sense.

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