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1. country

noun. ['ˈkʌntri'] a politically organized body of people under a single government.

Synonyms

  • Dominion
  • Reich
  • estate of the realm
  • ally
  • foreign country
  • world power
  • political entity
  • developing country
  • the three estates
  • major power
  • rogue state
  • sea power
  • commonwealth
  • res publica
  • body politic
  • rogue nation
  • power
  • land
  • renegade state
  • suzerain
  • state
  • political unit
  • estate
  • nation
  • superpower
  • commonwealth country
  • great power
  • city-state

Antonyms

  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability

Etymology

  • contree (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contree (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. country

noun. ['ˈkʌntri'] the territory occupied by a nation.

Synonyms

  • African nation
  • buffer state
  • European nation
  • department
  • buffer country
  • midland
  • Asian country
  • banana republic
  • tax haven
  • administrative division
  • kingdom
  • country of origin
  • homeland
  • South American nation
  • domain
  • North American nation
  • land
  • European country
  • demesne
  • administrative district
  • African country
  • native land
  • province
  • Asian nation
  • mother country
  • state
  • territorial division
  • North American country
  • South American country
  • motherland
  • sultanate

Antonyms

  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite
  • forbid

Etymology

  • contree (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contree (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. country

noun. ['ˈkʌntri'] the people who live in a nation or country.

Synonyms

  • Spanish people
  • Irish
  • English people
  • Spanish
  • British people
  • Dutch people
  • British
  • French people
  • French
  • Dutch
  • land
  • people
  • Irish people
  • Swiss
  • subject
  • Swiss people
  • national
  • nation
  • Brits

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show

Etymology

  • contree (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contree (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. country

noun. ['ˈkʌntri'] an area outside of cities and towns.

Synonyms

  • weald
  • lea
  • geographical area
  • ley
  • farmland
  • scrubland
  • countryside
  • wold
  • geographical region
  • farming area
  • rural area
  • geographic region
  • pastureland
  • boondocks
  • hinterland
  • grazing land
  • geographic area
  • back country
  • pasture

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

  • contree (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contree (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. back

noun. ['ˈbæk'] the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine.

Synonyms

  • thoracic vertebra
  • dorsum
  • saddle
  • dorsal vertebra
  • body part
  • small
  • lat
  • body
  • torso
  • lumbar vertebra
  • latissimus dorsi

Antonyms

  • coarse
  • artifact
  • thinness
  • breakableness

Etymology

  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. back

adverb. ['ˈbæk'] at or to or toward the back or rear.

Synonyms

  • rearward
  • rearwards
  • backward

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • disagree
  • take
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. back

adjective. ['ˈbæk'] related to or located at the back.

Synonyms

  • posterior
  • rearmost
  • rear
  • hindermost
  • backmost
  • aft
  • rearward

Antonyms

  • front
  • anterior
  • disallow
  • boycott

Etymology

  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. back

adverb. ['ˈbæk'] in or to or toward a past time.

Antonyms

  • ahead

Etymology

  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. back

noun. ['ˈbæk'] the side that goes last or is not normally seen.

Synonyms

  • quarter
  • poop
  • rear
  • side
  • after part
  • stern
  • tail
  • empennage

Antonyms

  • old
  • uppercase
  • loud
  • immoderate

Etymology

  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. back

verb. ['ˈbæk'] be behind; approve of.

Synonyms

  • plunk for
  • champion
  • warrant
  • indorse
  • support
  • approve
  • okay
  • second
  • O.K.
  • defend
  • guarantee
  • sanction
  • plump for

Antonyms

  • left
  • right
  • unerect
  • erect

Etymology

  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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