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
US informal hicksville
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