south/ noun, adjective, adverb saʊθ; verb saʊθ, saʊð /
a cardinal point of the compass lying directly opposite north. Abbreviation: S
the direction in which this point lies.
lying toward or situated in the south; directed or proceeding toward the south.
coming from the south, as a wind.
to, toward, or in the south.
Informal. into a state of serious decline, loss, or the like:
Sales went south during the recession.