Synonyms of country in English:

country


See definition of country

noun

1‘he became the greatest ruler the country had known’

SYNONYMS

state, nation, sovereign state, kingdom, realm, territory, province, principality, palatinate, duchy, empire, commonwealth

2‘I had a chance of representing my country’

SYNONYMS

homeland, native land, native soil, fatherland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, birthplace

the land of one's birth, the land of one's fathers, the old country, one's roots, one's home

3‘they travelled through thickly forested country’

SYNONYMS

terrain, land, territory, parts

landscape, scenery, setting, surroundings, environment

4‘the president made televised speeches to the country’

SYNONYMS

people, public, general public, population, populace, community, citizenry, nation, body politic, collective

inhabitants, residents, citizens, electors, voters, taxpayers, ratepayers, grass roots

British informal Joe Public

rare indigenes

5‘in 1700, ninety per cent of the population lived in the country’

SYNONYMS

countryside, green belt, great outdoors

provinces, backwoods, wilds, wilderness, hinterland

a rural area, a rural district

farmland, agricultural land

Australian outback, bush, back country, backblocks, booay

South African backveld, platteland

informal sticks, back of beyond, middle of nowhere

North American informal boondocks, boonies, tall timbers

Australian informal Woop Woop, beyond the black stump

ANTONYMS

city


adjective

1‘she loved fresh air and country pursuits’

SYNONYMS

rural, countryside, outdoor, rustic, pastoral, bucolic

agrarian, agricultural, farming

literary sylvan, Arcadian

rare georgic, agrestic, exurban

ANTONYMS

urban