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1 : Having unequal oblique axes; as, anorthic crystals.

2 : A mineral of the feldspar family, commonly occurring in small glassy crystals, also a constituent of some igneous rocks. It is a lime feldspar. See Feldspar.

3 : An optical toy for producing amusing figures or pictures by means of two revolving disks, on one of which distorted figures are painted.

4 : An optical toy; a card on which confused or imperfect figures are drawn, but which form to the eye regular figures when the card is rapidly revolved. See Thaumatrope.

5 : A figure by which a speaker recalls a word or words, in order to substitute something else stronger or more significant; as, Most brave! Brave, did I say? most heroic act!

6 : Deviation from correct orthography; bad spelling.

7 : That one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at any place, which lies in the direction of the true meridian, and to the left hand of a person facing the east; the direction opposite to the south.

8 : Any country or region situated farther to the north than another; the northern section of a country.

9 : Specifically: That part of the United States lying north of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.

10 : Lying toward the north; situated at the north, or in a northern direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the north, or coming from the north.

11 : To turn or move toward the north; to veer from the east or west toward the north.

12 : Northward.

13 : The point between the north and east, at an equal distance from each; the northeast part or region.

14 : Of or pertaining to the northeast; proceeding toward the northeast, or coming from that point; as, a northeast course; a northeast wind.

15 : Toward the northeast.

16 : A storm, strong wind, or gale, coming from the northeast.

17 : Pertaining to the northeast; toward the northeast, or coming from the northeast.

18 : Toward the northeast.

19 : Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeasterly.

20 : Alt. of Northeastwardly

21 : Toward the northeast.

22 : A wind from the north; esp., a strong and cold north wind in Texas and the vicinity of the Gulf of Mexico.

23 : The quality or state of being northerly; direction toward the north.

24 : Of or pertaining to the north; toward the north, or from the north; northern.

25 : Toward the north.

26 : Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west.

27 : In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind.

28 : One born or living in the north.

29 : A native or inhabitant of the Northern States; -- contradistinguished from Southerner.

30 : Northerly.

31 : Farthest north.

32 : Distance northward from any point of departure or of reckoning, measured on a meridian; -- opposed to southing.

33 : The distance of any heavenly body from the equator northward; north declination.

34 : of Northman

35 : One of the inhabitants of the north of Europe; esp., one of the ancient Scandinavians; a Norseman.

36 : Lying farthest north; northernmost.

37 : A tendency in the end of a magnetic needle to point to the north.

38 : Of or pertaining to Northumberland in England.

39 : A native or inhabitant of Northumberland.

40 : Toward the north; nearer to the north than to the east or west point.

41 : Alt. of Northwards

42 : Toward the north, or toward a point nearer to the north than to the east or west point.

43 : Having a northern direction.

44 : In a northern direction.

45 : The point in the horizon between the north and west, and equally distant from each; the northwest part or region.

46 : Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the point between the north and west; being in the northwest; toward the northwest, or coming from the northwest; as, the northwest coast.

47 : Coming from the northwest; as, a northwest wind.

48 : Toward the northwest.

49 : A storm or gale from the northwest; a strong northwest wind.

50 : Toward the northwest, or from the northwest.

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1 : Anorthic

a.

Having unequal oblique axes; as, anorthic crystals.

2 : Anorthite

n.

A mineral of the feldspar family, commonly occurring in small glassy crystals, also a constituent of some igneous rocks. It is a lime feldspar. See Feldspar.

3 : Anorthoscope

n.

An optical toy for producing amusing figures or pictures by means of two revolving disks, on one of which distorted figures are painted.

4 : Enorthotrope

n.

An optical toy; a card on which confused or imperfect figures are drawn, but which form to the eye regular figures when the card is rapidly revolved. See Thaumatrope.

5 : Epanorthosis

n.

A figure by which a speaker recalls a word or words, in order to substitute something else stronger or more significant; as, Most brave! Brave, did I say? most heroic act!

6 : Inorthography

n.

Deviation from correct orthography; bad spelling.

7 : North

n.

That one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at any place, which lies in the direction of the true meridian, and to the left hand of a person facing the east; the direction opposite to the south.

8 : North

n.

Any country or region situated farther to the north than another; the northern section of a country.

9 : North

n.

Specifically: That part of the United States lying north of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.

10 : North

a.

Lying toward the north; situated at the north, or in a northern direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the north, or coming from the north.

11 : North

v. i.

To turn or move toward the north; to veer from the east or west toward the north.

12 : North

adv.

Northward.

13 : Northeast

n.

The point between the north and east, at an equal distance from each; the northeast part or region.

14 : Northeast

a.

Of or pertaining to the northeast; proceeding toward the northeast, or coming from that point; as, a northeast course; a northeast wind.

15 : Northeast

adv.

Toward the northeast.

16 : Northeaster

n.

A storm, strong wind, or gale, coming from the northeast.

17 : Northeasterly

a.

Pertaining to the northeast; toward the northeast, or coming from the northeast.

18 : Northeasterly

adv.

Toward the northeast.

19 : Northeastern

a.

Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeasterly.

20 : Northeastward

adv.

Alt. of Northeastwardly

21 : Northeastwardly

adv.

Toward the northeast.

22 : Norther

n.

A wind from the north; esp., a strong and cold north wind in Texas and the vicinity of the Gulf of Mexico.

23 : Northerliness

n.

The quality or state of being northerly; direction toward the north.

24 : Northerly

a.

Of or pertaining to the north; toward the north, or from the north; northern.

25 : Northerly

adv.

Toward the north.

26 : Northern

a.

Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west.

27 : Northern

a.

In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind.

28 : Northerner

n.

One born or living in the north.

29 : Northerner

n.

A native or inhabitant of the Northern States; -- contradistinguished from Southerner.

30 : Northernly

adv.

Northerly.

31 : Northernmost

a.

Farthest north.

32 : Northing

n.

Distance northward from any point of departure or of reckoning, measured on a meridian; -- opposed to southing.

33 : Northing

n.

The distance of any heavenly body from the equator northward; north declination.

34 : Northmen

pl.

of Northman

35 : Northman

n.

One of the inhabitants of the north of Europe; esp., one of the ancient Scandinavians; a Norseman.

36 : Northmost

a.

Lying farthest north; northernmost.

37 : Northness

n.

A tendency in the end of a magnetic needle to point to the north.

38 : Northumbrian

a.

Of or pertaining to Northumberland in England.

39 : Northumbrian

n.

A native or inhabitant of Northumberland.

40 : Northward

a.

Toward the north; nearer to the north than to the east or west point.

41 : Northward

adv.

Alt. of Northwards

42 : Northwards

adv.

Toward the north, or toward a point nearer to the north than to the east or west point.

43 : Northwardly

a.

Having a northern direction.

44 : Northwardly

adv.

In a northern direction.

45 : Northwest

n.

The point in the horizon between the north and west, and equally distant from each; the northwest part or region.

46 : Northwest

a.

Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the point between the north and west; being in the northwest; toward the northwest, or coming from the northwest; as, the northwest coast.

47 : Northwest

a.

Coming from the northwest; as, a northwest wind.

48 : Northwest

adv.

Toward the northwest.

49 : Northwester

n.

A storm or gale from the northwest; a strong northwest wind.

50 : Northwesterly

a.

Toward the northwest, or from the northwest.

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From Wikipedia

A 16-point compass rose with north highlighted and at the top

North is one of the four compass points or cardinal directions. It is the opposite of south and is perpendicular to east and west. North is a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography.

From Wiktionary

See also: North and norþ

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Noun
      • 1.3.1 Antonyms
      • 1.3.2 Coordinate terms
      • 1.3.3 Derived terms
      • 1.3.4 Related terms
      • 1.3.5 Translations
    • 1.4 Adjective
      • 1.4.1 Synonyms
      • 1.4.2 Antonyms
      • 1.4.3 Derived terms
      • 1.4.4 Translations
    • 1.5 Adverb
      • 1.5.1 Antonyms
      • 1.5.2 Translations
    • 1.6 Verb
    • 1.7 Anagrams

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English north, from Old English norþ, cognate with various Germanic counterparts such as Dutch noord, West Frisian noard, German Nord, Danish and Norwegian nord, all from a Proto-Germanic *nurþrą, and cognate with Greek νέρτερος (nérteros, infernal, lower) possibly all ultimately from a Proto-Indo-European *ner- (left, below), as north is to the left when one faces the rising sun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK)
    • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /nɔːθ/
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  • (US)
    • (General American) IPA(key): /noɹθ/, enPR: nôrth
    • (file)
    • (NYC) IPA(key): /nɔəθ/
  • (General Australian, General New Zealand) IPA(key): /noːθ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)θ

Noun[edit]

north (countable and uncountable, plural norths)

  1. One of the four major compass points, specifically 0°, directed toward the North Pole, and conventionally upwards on a map, abbreviated as N.
    Minnesota is in the north of the USA.
  2. The up or positive direction.
    Stock prices are heading north.
  3. Above or higher
    The price you're offering had better be north of the highest price this company has ever traded for. - Tom Aldredge in the movie Barbarians at the Gate
  4. (physics) The positive or north pole of a magnet, which seeks the magnetic pole near Earth's geographic North Pole (which, for its magnetic properties, is a south pole).

Antonyms[edit]

  • south

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (compass point): east, south, west

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • Norse

Translations[edit]

Also see Appendix:Cardinal directions for translations of all compass points

Adjective[edit]

north (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the north; northern.
    He lived in north Germany.
    She entered through the north gate.
  2. Toward the north; northward.
    • 1987, Ana María Brull Vázquez, Rosa E. Casas, Cuba, page 23:
      The most dangerous ones are those that develop during October and November and that follow a north path affecting the western part of the island.
  3. (meteorology) Of wind, from the north.
    The north wind was cold.
  4. Pertaining to the part of a corridor used by northbound traffic.
    north highway 1
    • 2001, Joseph R Miller, Pipe Tobacco and Wool:
      Traffic was doing the speed limit on North I-45 one minute and had come to a stand-still the next.
  5. (colloquial) More or greater than.
    The wedding ended up costing north of $50,000.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (of the north): boreal

Antonyms[edit]

  • south

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.

Adverb[edit]

north (not comparable)

  1. Toward the north; northward.
    Switzerland is north of Italy.
    We headed north.

Antonyms[edit]

  • south

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

north (third-person singular simple present norths, present participle northing, simple past and past participle northed)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To turn or move toward the north.
    • 1769, Henry Wilson, William Hume, Surveying improved (page 239)
      When at B you had northed 3.71 []

Anagrams[edit]

  • Rt Hon, Thorn, thorn