Synonyms and Antonyms of citizen

  1. 1 a person who owes allegiance to a government and is protected by it conscientious citizens who regard voting as a duty as well as a right Synonyms freeman, national, subject Related Words compatriot, countryman; inhabitant, native, nonimmigrant, resident Near Antonyms foreigner, stranger; immigrant, nonnative Antonyms alien, noncitizen

  2. 2 a person who lives in a town on a permanent basis claimed that the good citizens of the town were sick of high property taxes Synonyms burgher, townie (or towny), townsman, villagerRelated Words townswoman; cliff dweller, denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, national, native, occupant, resident, resider, subject; town, townsfolk, townspeople; suburbanite, urbaniteNear Antonyms alien, foreigner, guest, nonnative, tourist, transient, visitor; gownsmanAntonyms noncitizen

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