6 Definitions of East

The meaning of the word east, the definition of East:

n. - The point in the heavens where the sun is seen to rise at the equinox, or the corresponding point on the earth; that one of the four cardinal points of the compass which is in a direction at right angles to that of north and south, and which is toward the right hand of one who faces the north; the point directly opposite to the west.

n. - The eastern parts of the earth; the regions or countries which lie east of Europe; the orient. In this indefinite sense, the word is applied to Asia Minor, Syria, Chaldea, Persia, India, China, etc.; as, the riches of the East; the diamonds and pearls of the East; the kings of the East.

n. - Formerly, the part of the United States east of the Alleghany Mountains, esp. the Eastern, or New England, States; now, commonly, the whole region east of the Mississippi River, esp. that which is north of Maryland and the Ohio River; -- usually with the definite article; as, the commerce of the East is not independent of the agriculture of the West.

a. - Toward the rising sun; or toward the point where the sun rises when in the equinoctial; as, the east gate; the east border; the east side; the east wind is a wind that blows from the east.

adv. - Eastward.

v. i. - To move toward the east; to veer from the north or south toward the east; to orientate.

The word "east" uses 4 letters: A E S T

Direct anagrams of east:

ates eats etas sate seat seta teas

Words formed by adding one letter before or after east, or to east in any order:

b - abets baste bates beast beats betas tabes   c - caste cates cesta taces   d - dates sated stade stead tsade   e - setae tease   f - fates feast feats fetas   g - gates getas stage   h - haets haste hates heats   j - tajes   k - skate stake steak takes teaks   l - least setal slate stale steal stela taels tales teals tesla   m - mates meats satem steam tames teams   n - antes etnas nates neats stane   o - stoae toeas   p - paste pates peats septa spate tapes tepas   r - aster rates stare tares tears teras   s - asset easts sates seats tasse   t - state taste tates teats testa   u - saute   v - stave vesta   w - sweat tawse twaes waste   x - taxes texas   y - yeast   z - zetas  

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ae as at ate eat es et eta sae sat sea set ta tae tas te tea

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