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Synonyms for local
ˈloʊ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. local(noun)

    public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops

    "the local seemed to take forever to get to New York"

    Synonyms:
    local anesthetic, topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, local anaesthetic

    Antonyms:
    express, limited, federal, systemic, national, general

  2. local anesthetic, local anaesthetic, local, topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic(adj)

    anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body

    Synonyms:
    local anesthetic, topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, local anaesthetic

    Antonyms:
    express, limited, systemic, general, federal, national

  3. local(adj)

    relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area

    "local taxes"; "local authorities"

    Antonyms:
    limited, express, federal, systemic, general, national

  4. local(adj)

    of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood

    "local customs"; "local schools"; "the local citizens"; "a local point of view"; "local outbreaks of flu"; "a local bus line"

    Antonyms:
    limited, express, general, systemic, national, federal

  5. local(adj)

    affecting only a restricted part or area of the body

    "local anesthesia"

    Antonyms:
    express, limited, general, national, systemic, federal

Wiktionary

  1. local(noun)

    Synonyms:
    stopper

    Antonyms:
    express, fast, global

  2. local(noun)

    From or in a nearby location.

    We prefer local produce.

    Synonyms:
    stopper

    Antonyms:
    fast, express, global

  3. local(noun)

    Having limited scope (either lexical or dynamic); only being accessible within a certain portion of a program.

    I'm in the TWU, too. Local 6.

    Synonyms:
    stopper

    Antonyms:
    express, fast, global

  4. local(noun)

    Applying to each point in a space rather than the space as a whole.

    The expresses skipped my station, so I had to take a local.

    Synonyms:
    stopper

    Antonyms:
    fast, express, global

  5. local(noun)

    Of or pertaining to a restricted part of an organism.

    The patient didn't want to be sedated, so we applied only local anesthesia.

    Synonyms:
    stopper

    Antonyms:
    express, fast, global

  6. local(noun)

    Descended from an indigenous population.

    Hawaiian Pidgin is spoken by the local population.

    Synonyms:
    stopper

    Antonyms:
    express, fast, global

  7. local(noun)

    An item of news relating to the place where the newspaper is published.

    Synonyms:
    stopper, topical

    Antonyms:
    express, fast

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. local(a.)

    Synonyms:
    topical

How to pronounce local?

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How to say local in sign language?

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How to use local in a sentence?

  1. The Croatian privatisation agency CERP:

    CERP aims to offer 20.49 percent of Koncar through bloc transactions on the Zagreb bourse. The deadline for binding offers is May 31 at noon local time (1000 GMT).

  2. Ian Claxton:

    The need for bulk wheat, corn and rice will increase as local GDP and disposable income increases, again from Thailand, India, the U.S.A. - if all is forgiven - and South America plus the Black Sea.

  3. Muriel Bowser:

    Yup, I'm Muriel Bowser, mayor of Washington DC, the local politician who finally got thru to the reality star in the White House with the realities( $ 21.6 M) of parades/events/demonstrations in Trump America( sad).

  4. Chef Ana Roš:

    When I gave it to my mother in law, she said it tasted like what she ate as a kid in a village in the mountains, people 150 years ago were also thinking local, so it comes full circle.

  5. Mammdouh Badawy:

    Pachin and I can compete with Jotun, but I can't compete with Jotun alone, i don't want to be a local shop. I want to be a company that has the capacity to export and compete internationally.


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