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Synonyms for south
saʊθ; saʊð

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Southnoun

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

    southward, due south

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

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

    the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861

    conspiracy, federation, confederation, southward, due south

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

  3. south, due south, southward, Snoun

    the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees

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

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

  4. southnoun

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

    southward, due south

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

  5. southadjective

    the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point

    southward, due south

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

  6. southadverb

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

    "the south entrance"

    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"

    in the south, to the south

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. southadjective

    southern, southerly

  2. southadjective

    southward, towards the south

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "south":

    southern, sud, zuid, south-, southerly, nan, southward, nam, syd, on, nanfang, nam-il, s., south-south

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How to use south in a sentence?

  1. Edouard Duval:

    South African wine now has great advantages over Australian wine because of the new tariff situation, south African wines are more innovative and beautiful.

  2. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders:

    We're well aware of China's militarization of the South China Sea, there will be near-term and long-term consequences, and we'll certainly keep Press Secretary Sarah Sanders up to date.

  3. North Korea-focused:

    What's lasting is the relationships made between the North Korean community living in South Korea and Silicon Valley.

  4. Randy Forbes:

    The passage of U.S. vessels within 12 nautical miles of China's man-made features in the South China Sea is a necessary and overdue response to China's destabilising behavior in the region.

  5. Gordon Chang:

    We need to have a high state of readiness to deter North Korea or, god forbid, defend South Korea, if you don't have those exercises, readiness erodes very quickly, working together, getting that interoperability correct.

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