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. President Nicolas Maduro:

    I have accepted, let's meet, let's restore dialogue, respect, co-existence of models: you are a capitalist, right-wing, I am socialist, Bolivarian, Chavista.

  2. Elise Stefanik:

    Despite the media's endless attempts to divide us, our Members are united in our laser focus on defeating the radical Socialist Democrat agenda of President Biden and Speaker Pelosi.

  3. Chris Hayes:

    What we have to do to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change is to cut emissions in half in 12 years, twelve years. Thats the project we have been tasked with by the Earth. Now has come a bold new policy proposal that might be the most controversial thing in American politics at the moment. Youve probably heard about it. Its called the Green New Deal. Some people call it a socialist monster; some people call it our only hope for survival here in the way of life that we hold dear.

  4. Daniel Pout:

    They seem very pragmatic, which to me does n’t seem Democratic Socialist, they have to almost be non-socialist in order to be popular.

  5. Pressley Stutts:

    Bernie is a socialist and the most egregious of all the candidates. He is also the weakest against Trump.

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