Synonyms of north


1. North

usage: the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

2. Union, North

usage: the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War); "he has visited every state in the Union"; "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"; "the North's superior resources turned the scale"

3. north, due north, northward, N, cardinal compass point

usage: the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees

4. north, location

usage: a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city

5. north, direction

usage: the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point

6. north, magnetic north, compass north, direction

usage: the direction in which a compass needle points

7. North, Frederick North, Second Earl of Guilford

usage: British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)


1. north (vs. south), northbound, northward, north-central, northerly, northern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northmost, northeastern, northeasterly, northeast, northeasterly, northeast, northeastward, northwestern, northwesterly, northwest, northwesterly, northwest, northwestward

usage: situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north; "artists like north light"; "the north portico"


1. north, northerly, northwards, northward

usage: in a northern direction; "they earn more up north"; "Let's go north!"

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