southeast Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "southeast" - English Dictionary

See all translations

southeastnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌsaʊθˈiːst/ (written abbreviation SE)
B1 the direction that is between south and east: We live in the southeast of the city.the Southeast an area of in the southeast of England, the US, or another country: Most of the jobs and money are in the affluent counties of the Southeast.
More examples

southeastadjective, adverb

uk   us   /ˌsaʊθˈiːst/ (written abbreviation SE)
B1 in or towards the southeast: Southeast Asia The mountains are/lie southeast of the city. They were moving southeast.southeast wind a wind that comes from the southeast
Translations of “southeast”
in Korean 남동쪽…
in Arabic جَنوب شَرْق…
in Portuguese sudeste…
in Catalan sud-est…
in Japanese 南東…
in Italian sud-est…
in Chinese (Traditional) 東南,東南方…
in Chinese (Simplified) 东南,东南方…
(Definition of southeast from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of southeast?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “southeast” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
field event

a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More