What does Southwest mean?

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

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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. Andy McIlvaine:

    The next thing you know, I'm talking to these five Southwest employees.

  2. Zahra Billoo:

    As I understand Southwest Airlines, the whole thing was incredibly traumatizing.

  3. Evan Duffey:

    It looks like it's going to be pretty bad across the southwest into the southern plains.

  4. Andrew Watterson:

    After that we'll have the traditional Southwest low fares in the subsequent booking period.

  5. Bo Sears:

    I believe southwest Saskatchewan (and) southeast Alberta to be prolific future helium producers.

Images & Illustrations of Southwest

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