out West

idiom
variants: or out west
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of out West

US, informal
: in or to the western part of a country or region
  • He headed out west after he graduated.

Word by Word Definitions

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats

west play
  1. : to, toward, or in the west

  1. : situated toward or at the west

  2. : coming from the west

  1. : the general direction of sunset : the direction to the left of one facing north

  2. : the compass point directly opposite to east

  3. : regions or countries lying to the west of a specified or implied point of orientation


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