What does Southwest mean?

Definitions for Southwest
ˌsaʊθˈwɛst; Naut. ˌsaʊ-South·west

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Southwest.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. southwest, sou'-west, southwestward, SW(noun)

    the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees

  2. Southwest, southwestern United States(noun)

    the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado

  3. southwest(noun)

    the direction corresponding to the southwestward compass point

  4. southwest(adj)

    a location in the southwestern part of a country, region, or city

  5. southwesterly, southwest(adj)

    coming from the southwest

    "the winds are southwesterly"

  6. southwest, southwestern, southwesterly(adverb)

    situated in or oriented toward the southwest

  7. southwest, south-west, sou'west(adverb)

    to, toward, or in the southwest


  1. southwest(Noun)

    The compass point halfway between south and west, specifically 225°, abbreviated as SW.

  2. southwest(Adjective)

    Towards the southwest, southwestwards, southwestern.

  3. southwest(Adjective)

    From the southwest, southwesterly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Southwest(noun)

    the point of the compass equally from the south and the west; the southwest part or region

  2. Southwest(adj)

    pertaining to, or in the direction of, the southwest; proceeding toward the southwest; coming from the southwest; as, a southwest wind

How to pronounce Southwest?

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How to say Southwest in sign language?

  1. southwest


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Southwest in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Southwest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Southwest in a Sentence

  1. Peggy Uhle:

    My luggage was delivered to where I was staying, and I even received a call from Southwest asking how my son was doing.

  2. Southwest Airlines:

    Our Southwest Airlines family is honored to support Our Southwest Airlines family long-hoped homecoming and join in tribute to Col. Knight as well as every other military hero who has paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the armed forces.

  3. Heidi Cruz:

    I run the private wealth business in the southwest front Houston. I'm on a full-time leave of absence. And the job that I have at that firm is in many ways, in my view, the heart of helping people who have achieved the American dream. And Ted is running on reigniting the promise of America, listen, it's great that we have wealthy people in this country. The clients of Goldman Sachs have been entrepreneurs.

  4. Southwest Airlines:

    The entire Southwest Airlines Family is devastated and extends its deepest, heartfelt sympathy to the customers, employees, family members and loved ones affected by this tragic event.

  5. Casey Cox:

    Agriculture is the heart of our region (Southwest Georgia), and water is the lifeblood of agriculture, farmers have been very invested in following…the water wars over the last several decades because it will immensely impact what we do, and that uncertainty is something we have to take into account.

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