Definitions for traitorˈtreɪ tər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who betrays another, a cause, or any trust.
a person who commits treason by betraying his or her country.
Origin of traitor:
1175–1225; ME < OF < L trāditōrem, acc. of trāditor=trādi-, var. s. of trādere (see tradition ) +-tor -tor
someone who betrays his country by committing treason
double-crosser, double-dealer, two-timer, betrayer, traitor(noun)
a person who says one thing and does another
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb who is disloyal to their country, a friend, etc.
spies and traitors
One who violates his allegiance and betrays his/her country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also, one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country.
Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer.
To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive.
Origin: From traïtor (French: traître), from traditor.
one who violates his allegiance and betrays his country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also, one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country. See Treason
hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer
to act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive
Traitor is a 2002 novel by Matthew Stover in the New Jedi Order series, which is set in the Star Wars universe. It is the fourteenth installment of the series.
Translations for traitor
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who changes to the enemy's side or gives away information to the enemy
He was a traitor to his country.
- traidorPortuguese (BR)
- zrádce, -kyněCzech
- der/die Verräter(in)German
- traître, traîtresseFrench
- svikari; landráðamaðurIcelandic
- traditore, traditriceItalian
- zradca, -kyňaSlovak
- vatan hainiTurkish
- 叛徒Chinese (Trad.)
- غدار، باغيUrdu
- kẻ phản bộiVietnamese
- 叛徒Chinese (Simp.)
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