Definitions For Northwest


  • A location in the northwestern part of a country, region, or city
  • The northwestern region of the United States
  • The compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees
  • The direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point
  • The direction between north and west
  • The northwestern part of a country or region ; especially : the northwestern part of the U.S.


  • Situated in or oriented toward the northwest
  • Coming from the northwest


  • To, toward, or in the northwest


  • To or toward the northwest

Is Northwest a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Northwest is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Northwest in a Sentence

  • It's about 80 miles northwest of here.
  • I headed northwest on Route 1.
  • The northwest corner of the building
  • A mountain range is in the northwest of the country.
  • We traveled throughout the Northwest.

Synonyms for Northwest

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