Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “east”

See all translations

east

noun /iːst/
the direction from which the sun rises, or any part of the earth lying in that direction
este
The wind is blowing from the east The village is to the east of Cambridge a small town in the east of England.
(also E) one of the four main points of the compass
este
He took a direction 10 E of N / east of north.
eastbound adjective going towards the east
en dirección este
eastbound traffic an eastbound train.
easterly adjective (of a wind, breeze etc) coming from the east
del este
an easterly wind.
looking, lying etc towards the east
hacia el este
We are travelling in an easterly direction.
eastern adjective of the east or the East an eastern custom. easternmost adjective being furthest east
más oriental/al este
the easternmost city in America.
eastward adjective towards the east
hacia el este
He was heading in an eastward direction.
eastward(s) adverb towards the east
hacia el este
They are sailing eastwards.
the East noun the countries east of Europe
el Oriente
the Middle/Far East.
Eastender noun (British) someone who comes from the East End, an area of London.
habitante del este de Londres
Translations of “east”
in Korean 동쪽…
in Arabic الشَّرْق, جِهة الشَّرْق…
in Portuguese leste…
in French est…
in German der Osten…
in Catalan est…
in Japanese 東…
in Italian est…
in Chinese (Traditional) 東, 東方…
in Chinese (Simplified) 东, 东方…
(Definition of east from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “east” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck out

to be very lucky

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More