Definition of north

Definition of north
  1. north Noun One of the four major compass points, specifically 0°, directed toward the North Pole, and conventionally upwards on a map.
  2. north Noun The up or positive direction.
  3. north Noun Above or higher
  4. north Noun The positive or north pole of a magnet, which seeks Earth's magnetic North Pole (which, for its magnetic properties, is a south pole).
  5. north Adjective Toward the north; northward.
  6. north Adjective Of wind, from the north.
  7. north Adjective Of or pertaining to the north; northern.
  8. north Adjective Pertaining to the part of a corridor used by northbound traffic.
  9. north Adverb Toward the north; northward.
  10. north Adverb Of wind, from the north.
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