What are some alternative words for confederate?

Synonyms for confederatekənˈfɛd ər ɪt, -ˈfɛd rɪt; -ˈfɛd əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Confederate(noun)

    a supporter of the Confederate States of America

    henchman, partner in crime, collaborator, accomplice

    divided, northern

  2. confederate, collaborator, henchman, partner in crime(noun)

    someone who assists in a plot

    pardner, accomplice, collaborationist, partner, quisling, henchman, collaborator, partner in crime, cooperator, confederate

    divided, northern

  3. accomplice, confederate(adj)

    a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)

    henchman, partner in crime, confederate, collaborator, accomplice

    divided, northern

  4. Confederate(adj)

    of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the American Civil War

    confederative, allied

    northern, divided

  5. allied, confederate, confederative(verb)

    united in a confederacy or league

    confederative, confederate, allied

    divided, northern

  6. band together, confederate(verb)

    form a group or unite

    confederate, band together

    divided, northern

  7. confederate(verb)

    form a confederation with; of nations

    band together

    northern, divided

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confederate

    Colleague is used always in a good sense, associate and coadjutor generally so; ally, assistant, associate, attendant, companion, helper, either in a good or a bad sense; abetter, accessory, accomplice, confederate, almost always in a bad sense. Ally is oftenest used of national and military matters, or of some other connection regarded as great and important; as, allies of despotism. Colleague is applied to civil and ecclesiastical connections; members of Congress from the same State are colleagues, even though they may be bitter opponents politically and personally. An Associate Justice of the Supreme Court is near in rank to the Chief Justice. A surgeon's assistant is a physician or medical student who shares in the treatment and care of patients; a surgeon's attendant is one who rolls bandages and the like. Follower, henchman, retainer are persons especially devoted to a chief, and generally bound to him by necessity, fee, or reward. Partner has come to denote almost exclusively a business connection. In law, an abettor (the general legal spelling) is always present, either actively or constructively, at the commission of the crime; an accessory never. An accomplice is usually a principal; an accessory never. If present, though only to stand outside and keep watch against surprise, one is an abettor, and not an accessory. At common law, an accessory implies a principal, and can not be convicted until after the conviction of the principal; the accomplice or abettor can be convicted as a principal. Accomplice and abettor have nearly the same meaning, but the former is the popular, the latter more distinctively the legal term. Compare APPENDAGE; AUXILIARY.

    abetter, abettor, accessory, accomplice, ally, assistant, associate, attendant, coadjutor, colleague, companion, follower, helper, henchman, participator, partner, retainer

    adversary, antagonist, betrayer, chief, commander, enemy, foe, hinderer, instigator, leader, opponent, opposer, principal, rival

    An accessory to the crime; before or after the fact; the accessories of a figure in a painting.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confederate(v. a.)

    ally, league, combine, unite

  2. confederate(v. n.)

    unite, be leagued, be allied

  3. confederate(n.)

    accomplice, abettor, accessory, ally

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

accomplice, confederal, confederacy

Translations for confederate

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  • съюзнически, съюзен, заговорник, участник в конфедерация, конфедеративен, съучастникBulgarian
  • դաշնակիցArmenian
  • подставное лицо, сообщник, соучастникRussian

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