What is another word for district?

438 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dˈɪstɹɪkt], [ dˈɪstɹɪkt], [ d_ˈɪ_s_t_ɹ_ɪ_k_t]

District, a common word used to describe a geographic region or administrative area, can be replaced by various synonyms. One alternative is "zone," which suggests a specific area with a similar purpose or function. "Region" is another synonym that can describe a larger area, often with more distinct boundaries. "Sector" implies a specific segment or industry within a district, while "territory" emphasizes ownership or control over a specific area. "Area" is a commonly used and more general term that can be used in place of district. Ultimately, the choice of synonym depends on the context and purpose of the description.

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What are the opposite words for district?

The antonyms for the word "district" include words like "unorganized," "disorganized," "scattered," "dispersed," or "spread out." These words refer to situations where there is no clear geographic and administrative boundary or a specific area. They indicate a lack of order and structure, often indicating a chaotic and uncontrolled environment. In contrast to district, these antonyms suggest a looser or less defined space, where people and things are not organized or concentrated in one defined area. Overall, while district implies a specific, organized, and structured territory, its antonyms refer to a lack of control and direction.

What are the antonyms for District?

  • n.

    geographical area

Usage examples for District

And if Marah be indeed Huwara, as seems to be agreed, the waters are still the worst in all the district.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
"We are ready," answered the district Attorney.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
The Judge replied: I have no doubt the district Attorney will consent to this request.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with District

  • I have long been a supporter of the Head Start program because each and every year I witness the dramatic positive impact that early intervention services have on children's lives in my congressional district.
    Lucille Roybal-Allard
  • As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based education can have in our society and have witnessed it first hand in my district.
    Joe Baca
  • I grew up in Tom DeLay's district.
    Paul Begala
  • Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those - but it's really important who's mayor and who's on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board.
    Jello Biafra
  • Our congressional district is the fastest growing in the state. Nowhere is there a greater need for new and improved roads and transit systems that will spare us the hours we spend each day in traffic.
    Judy Biggert

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