What does socialist mean?

Definitions for socialistˈsoʊ ʃə lɪst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word socialist.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. socialist(adj)

    a political advocate of socialism

  2. socialistic, socialist(adj)

    advocating or following the socialist principles

    "socialistic government"

Wiktionary

  1. socialist(Noun)

    One who practices or advocates socialism.

  2. socialist(Adjective)

    Of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism.

  3. Socialist(Noun)

    A member of a party or political group that advocates socialism.

  4. Socialist(Adjective)

    Of, belonging to, or constituting a party or political group that advocates socialism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Socialist(noun)

    one who advocates or practices the doctrines of socialism

  2. Socialist(adj)

    alt. of Socialistic

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. socialiste.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. socialist

    1. A person easily peeved. 2. In economics, a school of thought founded by Cain. 3. A man who, so far as he himself is concerned, considers a thing done when he has suggested it.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'socialist' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3026

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'socialist' in Adjectives Frequency: #415

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of socialist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of socialist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Winston Churchill:

    It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice. I consider the real vice is making losses.

  2. Aristide Briand:

    The man who is not a socialist at twenty has no heart, but if he is still a socialist at forty he has no head.

  3. Winston Churchill:

    The substance of the eminent Socialist gentleman's speech is that making a profit is a sin, but it is my belief that the real sin is taking a loss.

  4. Pat Robertson, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993:

    It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.

  5. Mo Elleithee:

    There's probably a significant number of people out there who hear the word 'socialist' and don't understand the difference between socialist and democratic socialist and that's a barrier for them.

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