The point in the heavens where the sun is seen to set at the equinox; or, the corresponding point on the earth; that one of the four cardinal points of the compass which is in a direction at right angles to that of north and south, and on the left hand of a person facing north; the point directly opposite to east.
Lying toward the west; situated at the west, or in a western direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the west, or coming from the west; as, a west course is one toward the west; an east and west line; a west wind blows from the west.
Designating, or situated in, that part of a church which is opposite to, and farthest from, the east, or the part containing the chancel and choir.
noun - The cardinal direction away from planetary rotation. The opposite direction is east. Distance east or west is measured in longitude.
the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
one of the compass points; one of the four players (usually on declarer's left) in the standard diagram.
A direction on the compass. Also see Tui and metal.