Definitions For South


  • A location in the southern part of a country, region, or city
  • The southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
  • The region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
  • The cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
  • The direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point
  • The direction that is to your right when you are facing the rising sun : the direction that is the opposite of north
  • Regions or countries south of a certain point ; especially : the southern part of the U.S.


  • Situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south


  • In a southern direction


  • To or toward the south
  • Into a worse state or condition

Is South 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 South is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of South in a Sentence

  • Turn south onto Elm Street.
  • It's a mile south of here.
  • The birds fly south in the winter.
  • The wind blew from the south.
  • The birds migrate from the South.
  • Parts of the South were hit hard by the storm.

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