Need another word that means the same as “nation”? Find 24 synonyms and 30 related words for “nation” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Nation” are: body politic, commonwealth, country, land, res publica, state, carry amelia moore nation, carry nation, sovereign state, nation state, kingdom, empire, republic, confederation, federation, power, superpower, polity, domain, ethnic group, ethnic minority, tribe, clan, race
Nation as a Noun
Definitions of "Nation" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “nation” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911.
- The people who live in a nation or country.
- A North American Indian people or confederation of peoples.
- A federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes.
- A politically organized body of people under a single government.
- A large body of people united by common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular country or territory.
Synonyms of "Nation" as a noun (24 Words)
|body politic||The entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being.|
|carry amelia moore nation||The act of carrying something.|
|carry nation||The act of carrying something.|
|clan||A close-knit group of interrelated families, especially in the Scottish Highlands.|
New York s garrulous clan of artists.
|commonwealth||A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them.|
The Christian commonwealth.
|confederation||The act of forming an alliance or confederation.|
Canada became a confederation in 1867.
|country||The people who live in a nation or country.|
A tract of wild country.
|domain||A specified sphere of activity or knowledge.|
His domain extended into Europe.
|empire||An extensive sphere of activity controlled by one person or group.|
Each ministry each department had its own empire its own agenda and worked to protect its turf.
|ethnic group||A person who is a member of an ethnic group.|
|ethnic minority||A person who is a member of an ethnic group.|
|federation||An organization or group within which smaller divisions have some degree of internal autonomy.|
A first step in the federation of Europe.
|kingdom||The highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia.|
The kingdom of dreams.
|land||Extensive landed property especially in the country retained by the owner for his own use.|
Many people are leaving the land and going to work in the city.
|nation state||A politically organized body of people under a single government.|
|polity||An organized society; a state as a political entity.|
The civic humanist s polity.
|power||Holding an office means being in power.|
|race||A series of races for horses or dogs held at a fixed time on a set course.|
The race for the presidency.
|republic||A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them.|
The head of state in a republic is usually a president.
|res publica||A politically organized body of people under a single government.|
|sovereign state||A nation’s ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right.|
|state||The group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state.|
The state of the company s finances.
|superpower||A very powerful and influential nation (used especially with reference to the US and the former Soviet Union when these were perceived as the two most powerful nations in the world.|
The threat to oil supplies brought the two superpowers closer together.
|tribe||A social division of (usually preliterate) people.|
She made a stand against the social codes of her English middle class tribe.
Usage Examples of "Nation" as a noun
- The Shawnee nation.
- The world's leading industrialized nations.
- A statement that sums up the nation's mood.
- Students who had come to the nation's capitol.
- The news was announced to the nation.
- African nations.
Associations of "Nation" (30 Words)
|ambassador||An accredited diplomat sent by a state as its permanent representative in a foreign country.|
The French ambassador to Portugal.
|consul||A diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country.|
The British consul in Israel.
|country||The people who live in a nation or country.|
The airfield is right out in the country.
|diplomat||A person who can deal with others in a sensitive and tactful way.|
|diplomatic||Relating to or characteristic of diplomacy.|
Diplomatic relations with Britain were broken.
|dynasty||A line of hereditary rulers of a country.|
The Tang dynasty.
|embassy||The staff working in an embassy.|
Worsley failed to be selected to join the embassy to Sweden.
|emperor||Large richly colored butterfly.|
He is regarded as one of the greatest Roman emperors.
|envoy||A minister plenipotentiary, ranking below ambassador and above chargé d’affaires.|
The UN special envoy to Yugoslavia.
|foreign||Strange and unfamiliar.|
A man with a foreign accent.
|govern||Bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations.|
He was incapable of governing the country.
|imperial||A piece of luggage carried on top of a coach.|
Golden age of imperial splendor.
|jingoism||An appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions.|
The popular jingoism that swept the lower middle classes.
|kingdom||Each of the three traditional divisions (animal, vegetable, and mineral) in which natural objects have conventionally been classified.|
The untroubled kingdom of reason.
|liege||A vassal or subject.|
A liege subject.
|lord||Make a lord of someone.|
When we were at school you used to lord it over us.
|nationalism||Advocacy of or support for the political independence of a particular nation or people.|
British nationalism was in the air and patriotic sentiments ran high.
|nationalist||Relating to nationalists or nationalism.|
A Basque nationalist.
|nobleman||A man who belongs by rank, title, or birth to the aristocracy; a peer.|
|patrician||A person of refined upbringing and manners.|
A proud patrician face.
|patriot||A person who vigorously supports their country and is prepared to defend it against enemies or detractors.|
A true patriot.
|patriotic||Having or expressing devotion to and vigorous support for one’s country.|
Today s game will be played before a fiercely patriotic crowd.
|patriotism||The quality of being patriotic; devotion to and vigorous support for one’s country.|
A highly decorated officer of unquestionable integrity and patriotism.
|plenipotentiary||(of power) absolute.|
He went armed with plenipotentiary powers to take whatever measures he felt necessary.
|politics||The activities associated with the governance of a country or area, especially the debate between parties having power.|
Government agencies multiplied beyond the control of representative politics.
|principality||A state ruled by a prince.|
|regal||Belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler.|
Her regal bearing.
|regency||The particular period of a regency especially in Britain from 1811 to 1820 and in France from 1715 to 1723.|
The boy being a minor there would have to be a regency.
|royal||A sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast.|
Contributors included members of the royal family.
|statesman||A man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs.|
Guests included members of the European royal families, diplomats, and statesmen.