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country

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of country

  1. of, relating to, associated with, or typical of open areas with few buildings or people plain country living among unpretentious people Synonyms of country bucolic, rural, pastoral, rustic (also rustical)Words Related to country backwoods, backwoodsy, countrified (also countryfied), provincial; agrarian, agricultural; nonurban, semiruralNear Antonyms of country citified, urbanized; metro, metropolitan, municipal; nonagricultural, nonfarmAntonyms of country urban


country

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of country

  1. 1 the land of one's birth, residence, or citizenship a great love for my country Synonyms of country fatherland, home, homeland, mother country, motherland, sod Words Related to country old country; community, neighborhood

  2. 2 the open rural area outside of big towns and cities out in the country, where the air is fresh and the rivers are clean Synonyms of country boondocks, boonies [slang], countryside, nowhere, sticks Words Related to country exurbia; backcountry, backwater, backwoods, bush, frontier, hinterland, outback, up-country; wild, wilderness Phrases middle of nowhere Near Antonyms of country conurbation, megalopolis, urban sprawl

  3. 3 a body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government usually in time of war, the whole country unites behind the president Synonyms of country commonwealth, nation, land, sovereignty (also sovranty), stateWords Related to country city-state, microstate, ministate, nation-state; domain, dominion, empire, kingdom, realm, republic; duchy, dukedom, emirate, principality, seigniory (or seignory), sultanate; democracy, dictatorship, monarchy, monocracy, oligarchy, sovereign (also sovran), theocracy; client state, colony, condominium, dependency, mandate, province, settlement, soil, trust territory; fatherland, homeland, motherland; great power, power, sea power, superpower, world power; welfare state


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