What does eastern mean?

Definitions for eastern
ˈi stərneast·ern

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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. Abraham Lincoln:

    It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him with the words, 'And this, too, shall pass away.' How much it expresses How chastening in the hour of pride How consoling in the depths of affliction

  2. Ross Urwin:

    Design Shanghai aims to explore how eastern and western design philosophies can work together synergistically, other Chinese designers are proud to be involved in the creation of a platform to exhibit both established and emerging Chinese and international brands.

  3. Nathaniel Gleicher:

    We were able to determine conclusively that some of the activities of this network was linked to an individual based in Thailand associated with New Eastern Outlook, a Russian government-funded journal based in Moscow.

  4. Ken Hackett:

    Maybe this is an opportunity where the Holy Father can privately raise concerns. Certainly Pope Francis has been told about the situations that are happening in eastern Ukraine ... so is he is not unaware.

  5. Douglas Lute:

    We are deploying at sea, on the ground and in the air across the eastern flanks of the alliance ... to deter any aggressor.

Images & Illustrations of eastern

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