part of speech: noun
definition 1: the direction in front of a person facing the rising sun.
- She likes to face to the east when she does her morning yoga exercises.
definition 2: one of the four major points of direction on the compass. The east is directly opposite the west.
definition 3: (often capital) the eastern part of a country or area.
- He’s from the East.
definition 4: (capital) the Orient; the Near East; the Far East.
- These spices come from the East.
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: from, of, or in the east.
- There’s an east wind blowing.
definition 2: toward or facing the east.
- I walked in the east gate.
part of speech: adverb
definition: from, in, or toward the east.
- I’ve been driving east.