Southeast definition

south-ēst, sou-ēst
Originating in or coming from the southeast.

A southeast wind.

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In, from, or toward the southeast.
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The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due south and due east, or 135° east of due north.
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An area or region lying in the southeast.
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A region of the southeast United States generally including Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida.
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The direction of the cardinal compass point halfway between south and east, specifically 135°, abbreviated as SE.
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Towards the southeast (UK: south-east); southeastwards.
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Southeastern (UK: south-eastern), southeasternmost; occupying a position that is relatively southeast of another.
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To, toward, of, facing, or in the southeast.
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In, of, to, toward, or facing the southeast.
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From the southeast.

A southeast wind.

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In or toward the southeast.
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The direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between south and east; 45° east of due south.
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A district or region in or toward this direction.
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the Southeast
  • the SE part of the U.S.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
southeast
Plural:
southeasts

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Southeast