Antonyms for nationals

Grammar : Noun
Spell : nash-uh-nl, nash-nuh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnæʃ ə nl, ˈnæʃ nəl

Definition of nationals

Origin :
  • 1590s, from Middle French national (from Old French nation), and also from nation + -al (1). As a noun, "citizen of a (particular) nation," from 1887. National anthem first recorded 1819, in Shelley. Related: Nationally.
  • As in native : noun person born in the country in which he/she dwells
  • As in subject : noun one under authority of another
  • As in compatriot : noun fellow countryman/countrywoman
  • As in countryman : noun person from one's country
  • As in countrywoman : noun person from one's country
  • As in fellow citizen : noun countryman
  • As in citizen : noun person native of country
  • As in denizen : noun resident
Example sentences :
  • Murfreesboro is one great hospital, filled with Nationals and Confederates.
  • Extract from : « The Citizen-Soldier » by John Beatty
  • Beyond three miles from shore all 'nationals' are on an equal footing.
  • Extract from : « All Afloat » by William Wood
  • Whether any were ever used by the Nationals, the writer is not informed.
  • Extract from : « A Refutation of the Charges Made against the Confederate States of America of Having Authorized the Use of Explosive and Poisoned Musket and Rifle Balls during the Late Civil War of 1861-65 » by Horace Edwin Hayden
  • Von H. has sent out a circular to his nationals, urging caution.
  • Extract from : « Diplomatic Days » by Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • And the deep meaning of it is to rob our fishing, under pretence of the Nationals.
  • Extract from : « Springhaven » by R. D. Blackmore
  • Creation of French courts for French nationals and those under French protection.
  • Extract from : « In Morocco » by Edith Wharton
  • The Nationals were, therefore, awaited with intense interest.
  • Extract from : « The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5 » by Various
  • The Forest Citys had given the Nationals the only defeat of the tour, winning 29-23.
  • Extract from : « The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5 » by Various
  • Every German has, in every Land, the same rights and duties as the nationals of that Land.
  • Extract from : « The New Germany » by George Young
  • You travel to Havana as one of our nationals, one Emilio Vicente.
  • Extract from : « The Five Arrows » by Allan Chase

Synonyms for nationals

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019