What are some opposite words for south?

Antonyms for south
saʊθ; saʊðsouth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Southnoun

    the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

    Antonyms:
    northwestward, northerly, northeast, northwestern, northwesterly, northbound, northeasterly, northern, northernmost, northeastern, north-central, northwest, northward, north, northmost, northeastward

    Synonyms:
    southward, due south

  2. Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, Dixielandnoun

    the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861

    Antonyms:
    northern, northwest, northwesterly, northbound, northeasterly, northerly, northwestward, northeast, north, northwestern, northeastward, northeastern, northernmost, northward, north-central, northmost

    Synonyms:
    conspiracy, federation, confederation, southward, due south

  3. south, due south, southward, Snoun

    the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees

    Antonyms:
    northern, north, northeasterly, northeastward, northwesterly, northernmost, northerly, northbound, northwestern, northwestward, northeastern, northeast, northmost, northward, northwest, north-central

    Synonyms:
    due south, entropy, southward, sec, reciprocal ohm, second, siemens, sulfur, atomic number 16, randomness, sulphur, mho

  4. southnoun

    a location in the southern part of a country, region, or city

    Antonyms:
    northward, northerly, northeastward, northwest, north, northmost, northeastern, northernmost, northeast, northwesterly, northbound, northwestward, northwestern, northeasterly, northern, north-central

    Synonyms:
    southward, due south

  5. southadjective

    the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point

    Antonyms:
    northeast, northmost, northwesterly, north-central, northeastern, northernmost, northbound, northwestward, northeasterly, northward, northern, northwest, northeastward, northwestern, northerly, north

    Synonyms:
    southward, due south

  6. southadverb

    situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south

    "the south entrance"

    Antonyms:
    north, northward, northeasterly, northerly, northernmost, northern, northeastward, northbound, northwestward, northeast, northwest, northeastern, northmost, northwestern, northwesterly, north-central

  7. south, to the south, in the southadverb

    in a southern direction

    "we moved south"

    Antonyms:
    northerly, northern, northeasterly, northwesterly, north-central, northwest, northwestward, northeastward, northward, northernmost, north, northbound, northwestern, northeastern, northeast, northmost

    Synonyms:
    in the south, to the south

How to use south in a sentence?

  1. Redur Xelil:

    South of Hasaka there are areas that Daesh controls entirely. There is a big Daesh mobilization outside the city, and there are big fears of an attack on Hasaka city.

  2. The South African-born entrepreneur:

    I don't think you'd necessarily want to be me, i don't think people would like South African-born that much.

  3. Phil Hughes:

    Without doubt he was a rising star, with his best cricket ahead of him, he was a hero to kids around the nation and particularly those around his home grounds of New South Wales.

  4. Bill Clinton:

    I know of no one who seriously believes that the United States and [South Korea] would be defeated in a war of aggression by North Korea if they were to attack, and I made it as clear as I could that if they were to do that, they would pay a price so great that the nation would probably not survive as it is known today.

  5. Bob Corker:

    Is it realistic that he’s just willy-nilly going to do that? Absolutely not, but, you know, progress can be made, freezing the program, who knows what he’s — what his ambitions are as it relates to South Korea.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#286south
#326north
#1530northern
#3641northwest
#5773northeast
#10228northwestern
#13660northeastern
#36130northward
#37242northbound
#40448northerly
#67661northernmost
#85913northeasterly
#86817northwesterly
#145645northeastward
#165516northwestward

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