See also: west
From west, the direction
- A placename
- The Western world; the regions, primarily situated in the Western Hemisphere, whose culture is derived from Europe.
- (historical) the Western Bloc (the noncommunist countries of Europe and America)
- (US) The Western United States (sometimes excluding the West Coast), particularly (historical) in reference to the 19th century Wild West.
- 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter I, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., OCLC 222716698:
- I was about to say that I had known the Celebrity from the time he wore kilts. But I see I will have to amend that, because he was not a celebrity then, nor, indeed, did he achieve fame until some time after I left New York for the West.
- Regions or countries lying to the west of a specified or implied point of orientation.
- The western part of any region.
- Senegal is a nation that lies in the West.
- One of four positions at 90-degree intervals that lies to the west or on the left of a diagram.
- (countable) A person (as a bridge player) occupying this position during a specified activity.
- (countable) A surname, from Middle English for a newcomer from the west, or someone who lived to the west of a village.
Western block, Western Europe
Western Europe, non-Cold War concept
Western states of the United States
- West at OneLook Dictionary Search
- West in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
- “West” in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- the west (used without article; a short form of Westen)
- der Wind kommt aus West ― the wind is coming from the west
- a wind coming from the west (used with article)
Declension of West [sg-only, masculine, strong]
- (compass points)