Definitions for Confederatekənˈfɛd ər ɪt, -ˈfɛd rɪt; -ˈfɛd əˌreɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•fed•er•atekənˈfɛd ər ɪt, -ˈfɛd rɪt; -ˈfɛd əˌreɪt(adj., n.; v.; adj.; n.)-at•ed, -at•ing.

  1. (adj.)united in a league, alliance, or conspiracy.

    Category: Government

  2. (cap.) of or pertaining to the Confederate States of America.

    Category: American History

  3. (n.)a person, group, nation, etc., united with others in a confederacy; ally.

    Category: Government

  4. an accomplice, esp. in a mischievous or criminal act.

  5. (cap.) a supporter of the Confederate States of America.

    Category: American History

  6. (v.i.)to unite in a league, alliance, or conspiracy.

    Category: Government

Origin of confederate:

1350–1400; ME < LL confoederātus, ptp. of confoederāre to unite in a league

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Confederate(noun)

    a supporter of the Confederate States of America

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

    someone who assists in a plot

  3. accomplice, confederate(adj)

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

  4. Confederate(adj)

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

    "Confederate soldiers"

  5. allied, confederate, confederative(verb)

    united in a confederacy or league

  6. band together, confederate(verb)

    form a group or unite

    "The groups banded together"

  7. confederate(verb)

    form a confederation with; of nations

Wiktionary

  1. Confederate(Noun)

    A supporter or resident of the Confederate States of America.

  2. Confederate(Noun)

    A supporter of Confederation between Newfoundland and Canada.

  3. Confederate(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the Confederate States of America.

  4. Confederate(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the political movement in favour of Confederation between Newfoundland and Canada.

  5. confederate(Noun)

    a member of a confederacy

  6. confederate(Noun)

    an accomplice in a plot

  7. confederate(Noun)

    An actor who participates in a psychological experiment pretending to be a subject but in actuality working for the researcher (also known as a 'stooge').

  8. confederate(Verb)

    To combine into a confederacy.

  9. confederate(Adjective)

    of, relating to, or united in a confederacy

  10. confederate(Adjective)

    banded together; allied.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confederate(adj)

    united in a league; allied by treaty; engaged in a confederacy; banded together; allied

  2. Confederate(adj)

    of or pertaining to the government of the eleven Southern States of the United States which (1860-1865) attempted to establish an independent nation styled the Confederate States of America; as, the Confederate congress; Confederate money

  3. Confederate(noun)

    one who is united with others in a league; a person or a nation engaged in a confederacy; an ally; also, an accomplice in a bad sense

  4. Confederate(noun)

    a name designating an adherent to the cause of the States which attempted to withdraw from the Union (1860-1865)

  5. Confederate(verb)

    to unite in a league or confederacy; to ally

  6. Confederate(verb)

    to unite in a league; to join in a mutual contract or covenant; to band together

Freebase

  1. Confederate

    Confederate is an unincorporated community in Lyon County, Kentucky, United States.


Translations for Confederate

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

confederate(noun)

a person who has agreed to work with others (eg on something dishonest)

He and his confederates were found with stolen money in their possession.

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