Definition of south adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    south

     adverb
    adverb
    NAmE//saʊθ//
     
     
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  1. 1  toward the south This room faces south.
  2. 2 south of something nearer to the south than something They live ten miles south of Hartford.
  3. 3 south of something (informal or finance) less or lower than something The drug is achieving revenues just south of $1 billion per quarter. Interest rates will end somewhere south of 6.5%. opposite north
  4. Idioms
    down south(informal)
     
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    to or in the south, especially the southern states of the U.S. They've gone to live down south.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: south