south - definition and synonyms

 
adverb 

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/saʊθ/
  1. 1
    towards the south

    Tina was taking the train south to visit her sister.

    A room that faces south gets more sunlight.

    south of (=on the south side of):

    They live 20 minutes south of Manchester.

  2. 2
    used to indicate that something is getting worse or smaller

    It was evident that things were heading south between them.

  3.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    3
    go south to fail or go wrong

    New investments in technology go south as often as they work out.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 09/12/2015