What is another word for north?

Synonyms for north

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term north.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Northnoun

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

    northward, magnetic north, compass north, due north

    south, southeastward, southern, southeastern, southeast, southwest, southernmost, southwestern, southward, southwesterly, southeasterly, southerly, southbound, southwestward, south-central, southmost

  2. Union, Northnoun

    the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)

    "he has visited every state in the Union"; "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"; "the North's superior resources turned the scale"

    conglutination, sexual union, join, trades union, uniting, matrimony, unification, coupling, sum, northward, spousal relationship, compass north, magnetic north, trade union, pairing, conjugation, wedlock, marriage, mating, brotherhood, labor union, jointure, due north

    southerly, southeast, southmost, southeasterly, southward, southwest, southwesterly, southernmost, southeastward, southeastern, south-central, southwestern, southbound, southwestward, southern, south

  3. north, due north, northward, Nnoun

    the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees

    nitrogen, due north, newton, atomic number 7, magnetic north, normality, compass north, northward

    southern, southeastern, south, southeastward, southeast, southwestward, southward, southwest, southwesterly, southeasterly, southernmost, southmost, southbound, southwestern, south-central, southerly

  4. northnoun

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

    northward, magnetic north, compass north, due north

    southerly, southwestern, southwesterly, southeastward, southmost, southeast, southwestward, south, southern, southwest, southbound, southeasterly, southeastern, southward, southernmost, south-central

  5. northnoun

    the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point

    northward, magnetic north, compass north, due north

    southwest, southwestern, southbound, southern, south, southwestward, southerly, southmost, south-central, southeasterly, southeast, southeastward, southward, southwesterly, southeastern, southernmost

  6. north, magnetic north, compass northnoun

    the direction in which a compass needle points

    northward, magnetic north, compass north, due north

    southbound, southern, southwesterly, southerly, southeasterly, southwestern, southwest, south-central, southeastern, south, southeast, southmost, southward, southwestward, southernmost, southeastward

  7. North, Frederick North, Second Earl of Guilfordadjective

    British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)

    northward, magnetic north, compass north, due north

    southbound, southerly, southwestward, southeast, southwest, southeasterly, southwesterly, southern, southwestern, southernmost, south, southeastern, southmost, southward, south-central, southeastward

  8. northadverb

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

    "artists like north light"; "the north portico"

    southwestward, southeastward, southeasterly, southwest, southbound, southwesterly, southerly, south-central, south, southern, southward, southmost, southeast, southeastern, southernmost, southwestern

  9. north, northerly, northwards, northwardadverb

    in a northern direction

    "they earn more up north"; "Let's go north!"

    northward, northerly, northwards

    southern, southeastern, southeasterly, southeast, southbound, south, southwesterly, southeastward, southerly, southwest, southward, southwestward, southernmost, south-central, southwestern, southmost

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. northadjective

    northerly, northern, boreal, arctic

How to pronounce north?

How to say north in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use north in a sentence?

  1. Martin Lundstedt:

    During the first quarter we will adjust production to the new lower level of demand in North America and Brazil.

  2. Sheriff Chris Francis:

    We looked at it as an opportunity to show our patriotism, i want to make sure that We Trust ' means know what ‘ In God We Trust' means and how blessed we are to be citizens in America, to live in western North Carolina and to be able to support our nation’s motto.

  3. Matt Pottinger:

    They've conferred extremely closely, prime Minister Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the President are going to want to exchange views in advance of a summit with the North Korean leader so that we make sure Japanese and American interests are both fully accounted for.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I think some very good things can happen with respect to North Korea. We're setting up meetings now. We're down to two countries, as to a site, and we'll let you know what that site is.

  5. Hong Ryong Su:

    Living in Japan, we see a new path opening that will also normalize relations between North Korea and Japan, we can't think of that starting without the first (summit) happening, so we'll be watching developments with bated breath.

Images & Illustrations of north

  1. north

Translations for north

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for north »


Find a translation for the north synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"north." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 24 Sep. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/north>.

Discuss these north synonyms with the community:


    Are we missing a good synonym for north?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. defuse
    • B. merge
    • C. aggregate
    • D. combine

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for north: