Antonyms of noun local

1 of 2 senses of local

Sense 1
local -- (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")
       Antonym of express (Sense 2)
      => express, limited -- (public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops; "he caught the express to New York")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun local

2 senses of local

Sense 1
local -- (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")
       => public transport -- (conveyance for passengers or mail or freight)

Sense 2
local anesthetic, local anaesthetic, local, topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic -- (anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body)
       => anesthetic, anaesthetic, anesthetic agent, anaesthetic agent -- (a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations)

Antonyms of adj local

2 of 3 senses of local

Sense 1
local (vs. national) -- (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")

national (vs. local) -- (concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country; "the national government"; "national elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway system"; "national forests")
        => federal -- (national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units; "the Federal Bureau of Investigation"; "federal courts"; "the federal highway program"; "federal property")

Sense 3
local (vs. general) -- (affecting only a restricted part or area of the body; "local anesthesia")

general (vs. local) -- (affecting the entire body; "a general anesthetic"; "general symptoms")
        => systemic -- (affecting an entire system; "a systemic poison")

Similarity of adj local

3 senses of local

Sense 1
local (vs. national) -- (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")

Sense 2
local -- (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")

Sense 3
local (vs. general) -- (affecting only a restricted part or area of the body; "local anesthesia")
       => localized, localised -- (confined or restricted to a particular location; "the localized infection formed a definite abscess")
       => topical -- (pertaining to the surface of a body part; "a drug for topical (or local) application"; "a topical anesthesia")

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