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Meaning of south

south

Pronunciation: (n., adj., adv.southv.south, sou&thslash), [key]
—adj.
  1. lying toward or situated in the south; directed or proceeding toward the south.
  2. coming from the south, as a wind.
—adv.
  1. to, toward, or in the south.
  2. into a state of serious decline, loss, or the like: Sales went south during the recession.
—v.i.
  1. to turn or move in a southerly direction.
  2. to cross the meridian.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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