What does Socialist mean?

Definitions for Socialist
ˈsoʊ ʃə lɪstSo·cial·ist

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. socialistadjective

    a political advocate of socialism

  2. socialistic, socialistadjective

    advocating or following the socialist principles

    "socialistic government"


  1. socialistnoun

    One who practices or advocates socialism.

  2. socialistadjective

    Of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism.

  3. Socialistnoun

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

  4. Socialistadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Socialistnoun

    one who advocates or practices the doctrines of socialism

  2. Socialistadjective

    alt. of Socialistic

  3. Etymology: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. socialist

    A citizen or person who supports socialism

    We have chosen to be socialist to ensure optimum health, human rights and world peace, it makes simple, intelligent and just sense

    Submitted by MaryC on May 22, 2021  
  2. socialist

    A form of politician or member of government that cocreates, experiences and provides policies, law and legislation using socialism

    Socialist policies, law and legislation cocreate optimum health, human rights and world peac

    Submitted by MaryC on May 22, 2021  
  3. socialist

    An organization, councillor, political party or politician that supports and chooses to cocreate, experience and provide socialism

    Socialist policies are simple, easy, effective and efficient to cocreate

    Submitted by MaryC on May 22, 2021  

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

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  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

Examples of Socialist in a Sentence

  1. Korean Central News Agency:

    The overall projects of the party and the country will be geared towards building of a socialist economy, and all our efforts will be made towards it.

  2. Thomas Mann:

    Every reasonable human being should be a moderate Socialist.

  3. Karen Martin:

    Tea Party had nothing to do with his ideology, or that we would rather have Bernie against Donald Trump than Joe Biden, we just want to move the numbers so that the conversation is open on the primaries, just for the sake of optics, it would be great to be able to contrast the ideology of an avowed socialist versus a capitalist.

  4. Mmusi Maimane:

    I'm not fundamentally capitalist or socialist. If you held a gun to my head, I would say I believe in a declining state and increasing private sector, i would work closely with unions but we're not compromised by being in an unhealthy alliance with them.

  5. Danny Turkel:

    He's definitely going to get attacked on the socialism angle, which has affected many Latino communities, their grandparents came from countries that became failed socialist states and there's a big resistance to that.

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