Synonyms and Antonyms for federal

1. federal (adj.)

national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units

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2. federal (adj.)

of or relating to the central government of a federation


3. Federal (adj.)

being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War

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4. Federal (n.)

a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War


5. Federal (n.)

any federal law-enforcement officer


6. federal (adj.)

characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities