companion, comrade, fellow, familiar, associate(noun)
a friend who is frequently in the company of another
"drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
a fellow member of the Communist Party
used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement
A mate, companion, or associate.
A companion in battle, fellow soldier.
A fellow socialist or Communist.
(As a title replacing "Mr", "Mrs", "Miss", "Ms" etc in leftwing circles) Comrade Lenin
Hello comrade, are you going to the CPC meeting?
Origin: From late comered, from camerade, from camerata, from *, from camara, camera; see chamber. Compare camaraderie.
a mate, companion, or associate
Origin: [Sp. camarada, fr. L. camara, a chamber; hence, a chamber-fellowship, and then a chamber-fellow: cf. F. camarade. Cf. Chamber.]
Comrade means "friend", "colleague", or "ally". The word comes from French camarade and this French word has it roots in the Spanish term camarada. The term is frequently used by left-wing organizations around the globe. "Comrade" has often become a stock phrase and form of address. This word has its regional equivalents available in many languages.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kom′rād, n. a close companion: an intimate associate—ns. Com′radery; Com′radeship. [Sp. camarada, a roomful, a chamber-mate—L. camera, a chamber.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A barrack term for a fellow-soldier, serving in the same company.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A soldier who acts as the friend of another soldier, rendering him friendly services, etc. Each soldier generally has one special friend who is recognized as his comrade. The term comrade is also extended so as to include all the members of a particular corps, branch of the service, or the army generally.
The numerical value of Comrade in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Comrade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Comrade in a Sentence
Comrade Walid is still a regular.
Something is wrong with comrade Riek.
Age is a wonderful, marvelous comrade when you get to it and you have to respect it.
Comrade Malema, thanks for making the effort to come. South Africa has taken notice.
General Secretary comrade Xi Jinping has shown us touching and familial support and concern.
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- друга́р, друга́ркаBulgarian
- བློ་མཐུནTibetan Standard
- camaradaCatalan, Valencian
- soudružka, soudruh, kamarádCzech
- Genosse, Genossin, KameradGerman
- συνάδελφος, συστρατιώτης, σύντροφος, συντρόφισσα, συμπολεμιστής, συναδέλφισσαGreek
- camarada, compañera, compañeroSpanish
- همرزم, رفیقPersian
- कामरेड, साथीHindi
- elvtárs, elvtársnőHungarian
- 同志, 동무, 동지Korean
- comes, commilito, comitis, sociusLatin
- bendražygis, bičiulis, bendražygė, draugas, draugė, bičiulėLithuanian
- дру́гар, дру́гарка, со́борецMacedonian
- कमरेड, साथीNepali
- maat, kameraad, makker, strijdmakkerDutch
- towarzyszka, towarzysz, kamrat, kompanPolish
- camarada, parceiro, companheiroPortuguese
- tovarăș, camaradRomanian
- това́рищ, камара́д, товарищRussian
- друг, drugSerbo-Croatian
- súdružka, súdruh, druh, družkaSlovak
- tovariš, tovarišicaSlovene
- safdosh, oʻrtoqUzbek
- đồng chí, 同志Vietnamese
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