Synonyms of south


1. South

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

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

usage: the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861

3. south, due south, southward, S, cardinal compass point

usage: the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees

4. south, location

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

5. south, direction

usage: the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point


1. south (vs. north), southbound, southward, south-central, southerly, southern, southerly, southern, southernmost, southmost, southeast, southeastern, southeasterly, southeasterly, southeast, southeastward, southwest, southwestern, southwesterly, southwesterly, southwest, southwestward

usage: situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance"


1. south, to the south, in the south

usage: in a southern direction; "we moved south"

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