Synonyms of local


1. local, public transport

usage: public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops; "the local seemed to take forever to get to New York"

2. local anesthetic, local anaesthetic, local, topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, anesthetic, anaesthetic, anesthetic agent, anaesthetic agent

usage: anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body


1. local (vs. national)

usage: relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area; "local taxes"; "local authorities"

2. local

usage: of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood; "local customs"; "local schools"; "the local citizens"; "a local point of view"; "local outbreaks of flu"; "a local bus line"

3. local (vs. general), localized, localised, topical

usage: affecting only a restricted part or area of the body; "local anesthesia"

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Definition and meaning of local (Dictionary)