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north

 
Adjective north has 1 sense
  1. north - situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north; "artists like north light"; "the north portico"
    Antonyms:
    south, southbound, southward, south-central, southerly, southern, southernmost, southmost, southeastern, southeasterly, southeast, southeastward, southwestern, southwesterly, southwest, southwestward
Adverbial north has 1 sense
  1. north, to the north, in the north, northerly, northwards, northward - in a northern direction; "they earn more up north"; "Let's go north!"
Noun north has 6 senses
  1. North - the region of the United States lying north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    --1 is a kind of
    geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region
    --1 is a part of
     United States, United States of America, America, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.
    --1 has members: Yankee, Yank, Northerner
  2. Union, North - the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War); "he has visited every state in the Union"; "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"; "the North's superior resources turned the scale"
    --2 is a kind of United States, United States of America, America, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.
    --2 has parts: free state
  3. north, due north, N - the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    --3 is a kind of cardinal compass point
  4. North, northland, septentrion - any region lying in or toward the north
    --4 is a kind of region
  5. north, magnetic north, compass north - the direction in which a compass needle points
    --5 is a kind of direction
  6. North, Frederick North, Second Earl of Guilford - British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
    --6 is a kind of statesman, solon, national leader
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