Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. canton

noun. ['ˈkæntən'] a small administrative division of a country.

Synonyms

  • administrative division
  • Swiss canton
  • administrative district

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • stay
  • multiply

Etymology

  • canton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Canton

  • vanzanten
  • scranton
  • atlantan
  • stanton
  • spanton
  • plantain
  • glanton
  • clanton
  • branton
  • blanton
  • tanton
  • santon
  • panton
  • manton
  • hanten
  • fanton
  • danton
  • banton

2. canton

verb. ['ˈkæntən'] divide into cantons, of a country.

Synonyms

  • dissever
  • split
  • split up
  • carve up
  • separate

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • unify
  • stand still
  • united

Etymology

  • canton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. Canton

noun. a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port.

Synonyms

  • China
  • Cathay
  • PRC
  • Communist China
  • Kwangchow
  • mainland China
  • Guangzhou
  • People's Republic of China
  • Red China

4. canton

verb. ['ˈkæntən'] provide housing for (military personnel).

Synonyms

  • billet
  • lodge
  • accommodate

Antonyms

  • uncut
  • associate
  • shared
  • joint

Etymology

  • canton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word canton


1. Noun, singular or mass
This distinctive Gruyere cheese taste from the lush green alpine foothills of Switzerland's Fribourg canton is recognized by a Controlled Designation of Origin, or AOC.

Synonym.com