Part of speech: adjective

Being at the east; coming from the east.

Part of speech: noun

That point of the compass at which the sun rises at the quinox.

Part of speech: noun

Any region to the eastward; the Orient.

Part of speech: adverb

In an easterly direction.

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Usage examples "east":

  1. " That shall be my calling as soon as I can get East again. - "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
  2. They have to catch the train east." - "Land of the Burnt Thigh", Edith Eudora Kohl.
  3. Follow it right down to the creek and come back up the next farther on, while I prospect east. - "For the Allinson Honor", Harold Bindloss.