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(1)   Situated in or facing or moving toward the west


(2)   To, toward, or in the west
"We moved west to Arizona"
"Situated west of Boston"


(3)   The countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
(4)   The region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
(5)   English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
(6)   United States film actress (1892-1980)
(7)   British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)
(8)   The cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees

Proper noun

the West
  1. The Western world; the regions, primarily situated in the Western Hemisphere, whose culture is derived from Europe.
  2. The Western bloc; the countries of Western Europe.
  3. The Western United States in the 19th century era of terrestrial expansion; the Wild West.
  4. The western states of the United States.
  5. The western part of any region.
  6. The European Union a Western Region that is primarily an economic and political Bloc that covers 27 Member States from Western Europe to Eastern Europe

Proper noun

  1. for a newcomer from the west, or someone who lived to the west of a village.


  1. west (compass point)