Origin of west
Definition for west (2 of 3)
Related formsan·ti-West, adjectivepro-West, adjective
Definition for west (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for west
There is, however, a separate wing of AQAP designed to inspire their followers to conduct attacks against the West.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The need for an Ebola vaccine in West Africa has never been greater.
With Ebola still raging in West Africa, the race to find a vaccine is heating up.
I meet Otis J. the night he arrives at “The Castle,” a West Harlem halfway house for newly-released convicts.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A gifted marketer, he sent samples of the hat to merchandisers all over the West, asking for a minimum order of a dozen.
The Fort Riley troops are always called on when there is trouble in the West.My Native Land|James Cox
A small silver coin of the West Indies, six of which make a bitt.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
By this time the sun was low in the west, and a short time afterward it dipped under the rim of the prairie.Bert Wilson in the Rockies|J. W. Duffield
The sky was still red in the west and the evening star hung directly over the Bergsons' wind-mill.O Pioneers!|Willa Cather
We could drive down there in a little while to the mouth of the West Fork, but I think we can get better fishing somewhere else.The Young Alaskans on the Missouri|Emerson Hough
British Dictionary definitions for west (1 of 3)
- to be lost or destroyed irrevocably
- to die
Word Origin for west
British Dictionary definitions for west (2 of 3)
noun the West
- that part of the US lying approximately to the west of the Mississippi
- (during the Colonial period) the region outside the 13 colonies, lying mainly to the west of the Alleghenies
- of or denoting the western part of a specified country, area, etc
- (as part of a name)the West Coast
British Dictionary definitions for west (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with west
see go west.