CITIZEN: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for CITIZEN?

Need another word that means the same as “citizen”? Find 10 synonyms and 30 related words for “citizen” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Citizen” are: subject, national, passport holder, native, inhabitant, resident, townsman, townswoman, householder, local

Citizen as a Noun

Definitions of "Citizen" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “citizen” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • A native or naturalized member of a state or other political community.
  • An inhabitant of a particular town or city.
  • A legally recognized subject or national of a state or commonwealth, either native or naturalized.

Synonyms of "Citizen" as a noun (10 Words)

householderSomeone who owns a home.
inhabitantA person who inhabits a particular place.
localA local branch of an organization especially a trade union.
The street was full of locals and tourists.
nationalA national newspaper as opposed to a local one.
She finished 16th at the nationals that year.
nativeIndigenous plants and animals.
New York in the summer was too hot even for the natives.
passport holderAny authorization to pass or go somewhere.
residentA pupil who boards at a boarding school.
It was a beautiful hamlet with just 100 residents.
subjectA person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures someone who is an object of investigation.
He didn t want to discuss that subject.
townsmanA male resident of a particular town or city (often used to contrast with a visitor or a person living in the country.
A townsman of Bury.
townswomanA female resident of a particular town or city.
We know more about townswomen than we do of the rural-dwelling women.

Usage Examples of "Citizen" as a noun

  • A British citizen.
  • The good citizens of Edinburgh.

Associations of "Citizen" (30 Words)

abideLive; dwell.
I said I would abide by their decision.
boroughA town (as distinct from a city) with a corporation and privileges granted by a royal charter.
burgherA descendant of a Dutch or Portuguese colonist in Sri Lanka.
The poem is not the sort of thing the sturdy burghers of Manchester would wish to read.
censusConduct a census.
They censused the deer in the forest.
civilRelating to civil law.
Even if he didn t like them he should have been civil.
civilianRelating to civilians.
Civilian life.
commoner(at some British universities) an undergraduate who does not have a scholarship.
Cattle and ponies owned by the commoners.
denizenA person, animal, or plant that lives or is found in a particular place.
Denizens of the deep.
disfranchiseDeprive of voting rights.
dwellInhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of.
This kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean.
dwellerA person or animal that lives in or at a specified place.
City dwellers.
electorIn the US a member of the electoral college.
Close to 60 per cent of the 60 000 registered electors voted.
habitantAn inhabitant.
The habitant farmhouses of old Quebec.
habitatThe type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs.
A marine habitat.
immigrantA person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country.
Immigrant workers.
inhabitBe an inhabitant of or reside in.
Strange notions inhabited her mind.
inhabitantA person who fulfils the residential or legal requirements for being a member of a state or parish.
livingPeople who are still living.
He was offered the living of St Katherine s.
nationalOf or relating to nationality.
Isolationism is a strictly national policy.
nationalityPeople having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation.
Men of Spanish nationality.
nativeUsed in names of animals or plants resembling others familiar elsewhere e g native bee.
An eighteen year old Brooklyn native.
plebeianOf or belonging to the commoners of ancient Rome.
His square plebeian nose.
plebisciteThe direct vote of all the members of an electorate on an important public question such as a change in the constitution.
The administration will hold a plebiscite for the approval of constitutional reforms.
populateFill or be present in (a place or sphere.
A cosy rural town populated with friendly folk.
populationThe number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.
Areas of sparse population.
referendumA general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision.
resideBe situated.
The paintings now reside on the walls of a restaurant.
residentHaving quarters on the premises of one’s work.
An intangible computer program resident on a magnetic disk.
voteExpress one s preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution cast a vote.
American women got the vote in 1920.
voterA person who votes or has the right to vote at an election.

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