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Synonyms for betrayal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. treachery, betrayal, treason, perfidy(noun)

    an act of deliberate betrayal

    high treason, perfidiousness, betrayal, traitorousness, perfidy, subversiveness, treason, treachery, lese majesty

  2. betrayal(noun)

    the quality of aiding an enemy

    treason, perfidy, treachery


  1. betrayal(noun)

    perfidy, treachery, treason

  2. betrayal(noun)

    the act of betraying

    perfidy, treachery, treason

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. betrayal

    abandonment, capitulation, desertion, flight, surrender

    apology, bulwark, defense, fortress, guard, justification, protection, rampart, resistance, safeguard, shelter, shield, vindication

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

treason, treachery, sell-out, boar, betray

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