Definitions For West


  • A location in the western part of a country, region, or city
  • The countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
  • The region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
  • English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
  • United States film actress (1892-1980)
  • British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)
  • The cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
  • The direction corresponding to the westward cardinal compass point


  • Situated in or facing or moving toward the west


  • To, toward, or in the west


  • To or toward the west

Is West a Scrabble Word?

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

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word West is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of West in a Sentence

  • They drove west after they got off the highway.
  • They live just west of here.
  • Cities on the west coast
  • There's a beautiful pond to the west of the trail.
  • We will be traveling into the city from the west.
  • If that way is east, then this way is west.

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