Definition of southeastward in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsouTHˈēstwərd/


(also southeastwards)
Toward the southeast: he walked southeastward from the river
More example sentences
  • It has been suggested that a central authority should construct huge reservoirs on the Ganga and Brahmaputra and link these two mighty rivers with canals, thereby diverting surplus waters south-eastwards into the Mahanadi.
  • The River Tigris rises in Turkey and flows south-eastwards for 1200 miles, before merging with the Euphrates and eventually flowing into the Persian Gulf.
  • A two-storey semi-circular arc of accommodation embraces a green public space which looks south-eastwards over the river to the endless landscape.


Situated in, directed toward, or facing the southeast.
Example sentences
  • Palaeocurrents in these formations are again variable, with a northward and south-eastward component.

Words that rhyme with southeastward

eastward, northeastward

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Syllabification: south·east·ward

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