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1. city

noun. ['ˈsɪti'] a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts.

Synonyms

  • concrete jungle
  • city centre
  • state capital
  • inner city
  • city center
  • medical center
  • municipality
  • metropolis
  • central city
  • municipal center
  • down town
  • financial center
  • provincial capital
  • civic center
  • urban center

Antonyms

  • dishonesty
  • disagree
  • round
  • rounded

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with City

  • subcommittee
  • fulginiti
  • tarditi
  • mcquitty
  • itty-bitty
  • committee
  • commitee
  • whitty
  • twitty
  • smitty
  • pretty
  • gritty
  • clytie
  • witty
  • pity
  • nitty
  • miltie
  • litty
  • kitty
  • hitty
  • ditty
  • citi
  • chitty
  • bitty
  • itty

How do you pronounce city?

Pronounce city as ˈsɪti.

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Sentences with city


1. Noun, singular or mass
One of the richest histories in Japan can be found in the city of Kyoto.

Quotes about city


1. I consider myself Istanbul's storyteller. My subject matter is my town. I consider it my job to explore the hidden patterns of my city's clandestine corners, its shady, mysterious places, the things I love.
- Orhan Pamuk

2. A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
- Benjamin Disraeli

3. I'm happy to be on a winning team. My individual success, that lasts for a short period of time. The success of being a part of the South, of Atlanta, which is now the hot bed of music, that's what's gonna last the longest. The fact that I contributed to planting our flag and moving music to my city, that's what I'm most proud of.
- T.I.

2. city-like

adjective. resembling a city.

Antonyms

  • pastoral

3. city-bred

adjective. being or having the customs or manners or dress of a city person.

Synonyms

  • citified
  • urban
  • city-born

Antonyms

  • pastoral
  • campestral
  • country-style
  • folksy

4. city-born

adjective. being or having the customs or manners or dress of a city person.

Synonyms

  • cityfied
  • citified
  • urban

Antonyms

  • pastoral
  • campestral
  • country-style
  • folksy

5. city-state

noun. a state consisting of a sovereign city.

Synonyms

  • res publica
  • body politic
  • state
  • land
  • nation
  • country
  • commonwealth

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • nonexistence
  • activity
  • action

6. city

noun. ['ˈsɪti'] an incorporated administrative district established by state charter.

Synonyms

  • administrative division
  • city limit
  • uptown
  • administrative district
  • square
  • city district
  • city limits
  • public square

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • indirect
  • liberal
  • unconventional

Etymology

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

7. city

noun. ['ˈsɪti'] people living in a large densely populated municipality.

Synonyms

  • metropolis

Antonyms

  • dishonest
  • crooked

Etymology

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