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. socialist(adj)

    a political advocate of socialism

  2. socialistic, socialist(adj)

    advocating or following the socialist principles

    "socialistic government"


  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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. socialiste.]

  2. Socialist(adj)

    alt. of Socialistic

    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 March 23, 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 peace

    Submitted by MaryC on March 23, 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 March 23, 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

How to pronounce Socialist?

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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. Winnie Wong:

    Here we had a man who we knew had almost no name recognition and who openly identified as an independent socialist, who had given numerous speeches on the floor that, to the left, were heralded as acts of great political bravery, so for us on the left, he was really regarded as a real icon. And he still is.

  2. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez:

    To those who voted for the Socialist Party and now have doubts and are undecided about whether to vote on Sunday, we tell them we will make it possible this time to have the government Spain needs.

  3. Abigail Spanberger:

    We need to not ever use the words' socialist' or' socialism' ever again. Because while people think it doesn't matter, it does matter. And we lost good members because of it.

  4. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    She was a very, very progressive ... socialist who organized working people and the poor to stand up to the wealthy and the powerful and to fight for social justice.

  5. Thomas Mann:

    Every reasonable human being should be a moderate Socialist.

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    someone who takes the place of another person
    • A. aligned
    • B. abrupt
    • C. transparent
    • D. alternate

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