south
1. [ noun ] (geography) the region of the United States lying south of the Mason-Dixon line
Related terms: geographical_area Old_South Southerner US Deep_South Tidewater Piedmont carolina Gulf_States Ku_Klux_Klan hoecake southern
2. [ adjective ] situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
Examples:

"the south entrance"

Related terms: north southerly south-central south-central southbound southeast southerly southwest southwestward southwesterly southeastward southeasterly southernmost Confederacy
3. [ adverb ] in a southern direction
Synonyms: in_the_south to_the_south
Examples:

"we moved south"

4. [ adverb ] in a southern direction
Synonyms: in_the_south to_the_south
Examples:

"we moved south"

5. [ noun ] (geography) the 11 southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
Synonyms: Confederacy Dixieland Dixie confederate_states Confederate_States_of_America
Related terms: geographical_area Virginia Georgia Texas Missouri Mississippi Arkansas Florida Louisiana Kentucky Alabama North_Carolina South_Carolina Tennessee slave_state southern
6. [ noun ] the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
Synonyms: S due_south
Related terms: cardinal_compass_point
7. [ noun ] (geography) any region lying in or toward the south
Synonyms: southland
Related terms: region southern
8. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2723
Similar spelling:   southey
  Sotho
  sooth
  sot
  soothe
  Soto
  soot
  sooty
  sod