Synonyms of national


1. national, subject, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"


1. national

usage: of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country; "national hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark"

2. national (vs. international), nationalist, nationalistic, domestic

usage: limited to or in the interests of a particular nation; "national interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy"

3. national (vs. local), federal

usage: concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country; "the national government"; "national elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway system"; "national forests"

4. national, public (vs. private)

usage: owned or maintained for the public by the national government; "national parks"

5. home(prenominal), interior(prenominal), internal, national, domestic (vs. foreign)

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

6. national

usage: characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation; "a national trait"

7. national

usage: of or relating to nationality; "national origin"

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Definition and meaning of national (Dictionary)