Synonyms for national

Synonyms for (noun) national

Synonyms: national, subject

Definition: a person who owes allegiance to that nation

Usage: a monarch has a duty to his subjects

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms for (adj) national

Synonyms: interior, internal, home, national

Definition: inside the country

Usage: the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior; the nation's internal politics

Similar words: domestic

Definition: of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation

Usage: domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: 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

Synonyms: national

Definition: limited to or in the interests of a particular nation

Usage: national interests; isolationism is a strictly national policy

Similar words: nationalist, nationalistic

Definition: devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others

Usage: nationalist aspirations; minor nationalistic differences

Synonyms: national

Definition: owned or maintained for the public by the national government

Usage: national parks

Similar words: public

Definition: not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole

Usage: the public good; public libraries; public funds; public parks; a public scandal; public gardens; performers and members of royal families are public figures

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