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Another word for citizen

  1. A person owing loyalty to and entitled to the protection of a given state

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Another word for citizen

Synonym Study

  • Native refers to one who was born in the country under question, and is applied specifically to an original or indigenous inhabitant of the region
  • National is applied to a person residing away from the country of which he or she is, or once was, a citizen or subject
  • Subject is the term used when the government is headed by a monarch or other sovereign
  • Citizen refers to a member of a state or nation, esp. one with a republican government, who owes it allegiance and is entitled to full civil rights either by birth or naturalization