Synonyms for Federal

Synonyms for (noun) Federal

Synonyms: Fed, Federal, federal official

Definition: any federal law-enforcement officer

Similar words: federal agent, agent

Definition: any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau


Synonyms: Federal, Federal soldier, Union soldier

Definition: a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War

Similar words: Yank, Yankee, Northerner

Definition: an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

Synonyms for (adjective) Federal

Synonyms: federal

Definition: national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units

Usage: the Federal Bureau of Investigation; federal courts; the federal highway program; federal property

Similar words: national

Definition: concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country

Usage: the national government; national elections; of national concern; the national highway system; national forests


Synonyms: Union, Federal

Definition: being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War

Usage: Union soldiers; Federal forces; a Federal infantryman

Similar words: northern

Definition: in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line

Usage: Northern liberals; northern industry; northern cities