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Definitions for southeast
ˌsaʊθˈist; Naut. ˌsaʊ-south·east

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. southeast, sou'-east, southeastward, SEnoun

    the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees

  2. Southeast, southeastern United Statesnoun

    the southeastern region of the United States

  3. southeastnoun

    the direction corresponding to the southeastward compass point

  4. southeastadjective

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

  5. southeasterly, southeastadjective

    coming from the southeast

    "southeasterly breezes"

  6. southeast, southeastern, southeasterlyadverb

    situated in or oriented toward the southeast

  7. southeast, south-east, sou'-eastadverb

    to, toward, or in the southeast


  1. southeastnoun

    The direction of the cardinal compass point halfway between south and east, specifically 135°, abbreviated as SE.

  2. southeastadjective

    Towards the southeast (UK: south-east); southeastwards.

  3. southeastadjective

    southeastern (UK: south-eastern), southeasternmost; occupying a position that is relatively southeast of another.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Southeastnoun

    The point between the East and South; the point of Winter sunrise.

    Etymology: South and East.

    The planting of trees warm upon a wall against the South, or Southeast sun, doth hasten their ripening; and the Southeast is found better than the Southwest. Francis Bacon.

    The three seas of Italy, the Inferiour towards the Southeast, the Ionian towards the South, and the Adriatick on the Northeast side, were commanded by three different nations. Arbuth.


  1. southeast

    Southeast is a cardinal direction that falls approximately halfway between South and East. It is opposite to the northwest and is often used in navigation, meteorology, geography, or simply to describe a specific location or direction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Southeastnoun

    the point of the compass equally distant from the south and the east; the southeast part or region

  2. Southeastadjective

    of or pertaining to the southeast; proceeding toward, or coming from, the southeast; as, a southeast course; a southeast wind


  1. Southeast

    Southeast is a town in Putnam County, New York, United States. The population was 18,404 at the 2010 census. The town is in the southeast part of the county. Interstate 84, Interstate 684, U.S. Route 202, and US Route 6 pass through the town.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of southeast in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of southeast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of southeast in a Sentence

  1. Bo Sears:

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

  2. Josh Willis:

    Oceans Melting Greenland has impacts all around the planet. A billion tons of ice lost here raises sea levels in Australia, in Southeast Asia, in the United States, in Europe, we are all connected by the same ocean.

  3. Tim Huxley:

    These multi-purpose vessels can be fitted for a range of missions. They are ideal for Southeast Asian navies, which have small budgets but a range of needs.

  4. Abhishek Rimal:

    It's very important that the high-income countries share doses of the vaccine as soon as possible to Southeast Asia and Southeast Asian countries so we can come out of the pandemic and go forward with normal life, this is one of the most fundamental answers we have.

  5. Michael Auslin:

    They're probably fairly well insulated from criticism, as the Bruneians are living better than almost anyone else in Southeast Asia, here you're talking about oil wealth that has been spread throughout society, the majority are benefiting.

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