Definition of northeast


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • northeast is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 12 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • northeast is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 12 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of northeast

  • the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ne
    2. nor'-east
    3. northeastward

  • coming from the northeast (adjective)

    Examples

    1. northeasterly winds

    Synonyms

    1. northeasterly

  • situated in or oriented toward the northeast (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the northeasterly part of the island

    Synonyms

    1. northeasterly
    2. northeastern

  • to, toward, or in the northeast (adverb)

    Synonyms

    1. nor'-east
    2. north-east

  • the northeastern region of the United States (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. northeastern united states

  • a location in the northeastern part of a country, region, or city (noun)

  • the direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point (noun)

See definition of northeast in Merriam Webster