northeastward


northeastward
noun
the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
Syn: ↑northeast, ↑nor'-east, ↑NE
Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point
adjective
toward the northeast
Similar to: ↑north
adverb
in a northeastward direction
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the river flows northeastward to the gulf

Syn: ↑northeastwardly
Derived from adjective: ↑northeastward (for: ↑northeastwardly)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • northeastward — [nôrth΄ēst′wərd; ] naut. [ nôr΄ēst′wərd] adv., adj. toward the northeast n. a northeastward direction, point, or region …   English World dictionary

  • Northeastward — North east ward, Northeastwardly North east ward*ly, adv. Toward the northeast. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • northeastward — I. adverb or adjective Date: 1553 toward the northeast • northeastwards adverb II. noun Date: 1581 northeast …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • northeastward — /nawrth eest weuhrd/; Naut. /nawr eest weuhrd/, adv., adj. 1. Also, northeastwardly. toward the northeast. n. 2. the northeast. [1545 55; NORTHEAST + WARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • northeastward — 1. adjective In or toward the northeast 2. adverb Toward the northeast Syn: northeastwards …   Wiktionary

  • northeastward — adv. toward the northeast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • northeastward — north·east·ward …   English syllables

  • northeastward — north•east•ward [[t]ˌnɔrθˈist wərd[/t]] naut. [[t]ˌnɔr [/t]] adv. adj. 1) naut. navig. Also, north east′ward•ly. toward the northeast 2) naut. navig. the northeast …   From formal English to slang

  • north-northeastward — /nawrth nawrth eest weuhrd/; Naut. /nawr nawr eest weuhrd/, adv., adj. toward the north northeast. Also, north northeastwardly. [NORTH NORTHEAST + WARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • north-northeastward — /nawrth nawrth eest weuhrd/; Naut. /nawr nawr eest weuhrd/, adv., adj. toward the north northeast. Also, north northeastwardly. [NORTH NORTHEAST + WARD] …   Useful english dictionary