Definitions For Southwest


  • A location in the southwestern part of a country, region, or city
  • The southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
  • The compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
  • The direction corresponding to the southwestward compass point
  • The direction between south and west
  • The southwestern part of a country or region ; especially : the southwestern part of the U.S.


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


  • To, toward, or in the southwest


  • To or toward the southwest

Is Southwest 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 Southwest is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Southwest in a Sentence

  • It's about 80 miles southwest of here.
  • A mountain range is in the southwest of the country.
  • These plants grow in the Southwest.
  • The southwest corner of the building

Synonyms for Southwest

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