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ˈrɛn ɪˌgeɪdrene·gade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. renegade(noun)

    someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw

  2. deserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, recreant, ratter(adj)

    a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

  3. recreant, renegade(verb)

    having deserted a cause or principle

    "some provinces had proved recreant"; "renegade supporters of the usurper"

  4. rebel, renegade(verb)

    break with established customs

Wiktionary

  1. renegade(Noun)

    An outlaw or rebel.

  2. renegade(Noun)

    A disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause, religion, political party, friend, etc.

  3. Origin: From renegado, from Medieval Latin renegatus, perfect participle of renego. See also renege.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Renegade(noun)

    one faithless to principle or party

  2. Renegade(noun)

    an apostate from Christianity or from any form of religious faith

  3. Renegade(noun)

    one who deserts from a military or naval post; a deserter

  4. Renegade(noun)

    a common vagabond; a worthless or wicked fellow

  5. Origin: [Sp. renegado, LL. renegatus, fr. renegare to deny; L. pref. re- re- + negare to deny. See Negation, and cf. Runagate.]

Freebase

  1. Renegade

    Renegade is an American television series that ran for 110 episodes spanning 5 seasons, first broadcast between September 19, 1992 and April 4, 1997. The series was created by Stephen J. Cannell. Executive Producers included Cannell, Stu Segall, Bill Nuss and Richard C. Okie. The series stars Lorenzo Lamas as Reno Raines, a police officer who is framed for a murder he had not committed. Raines goes on the run and joins forces with Native American bounty hunter Bobby Sixkiller, played by Branscombe Richmond. Stephen J. Cannell also had a recurring role as the main villain, crooked police officer Donald 'Dutch' Dixon.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Renegade

    ren′ē-gād, n. one faithless to principle or party: an apostate: a deserter—also Renegā′do.—n. Ren′egate, a renegade.—adj. apostate, traitorous.—n. Renegā′tion.—v.t. and v.i. Renēge′ (Shak.), to deny, disown: to revoke at cards—also Renig′ (U.S.).—n. Renē′ger (obs.). [Sp.,—Low L. renegatus—L. re-, inten., negāre, -ātum, to deny.]

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  1. renegade

    One who deserts from a military or naval post; a deserter.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of renegade in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of renegade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of renegade in a Sentence

  1. Steve Cortes:

    Instead of worrying about protecting the children of Chicago, he’s worried about protecting known criminal illegal immigrants – that’s a renegade action.

  2. Hank Johnson:

    It seems like this is a renegade contractor visiting abuse on military personnel and live animals, it’s mind-boggling. It’s like a diabolical mad scientist at work in a horror movie.

  3. Jaime Joyce:

    Moonshine has huge crossover appeal, its renegade reputation makes it alluring to consumers who want a little taste of tradition. It makes them feel a little outlaw, too, without breaking any laws.

  4. Sheikh Abdullah:

    We consider the complete control taken by coalition and popular resistance forces over the Bab al-Mandab (strait) and the defeat of the Houthis as the beginning of the end of this renegade group and those backing them.

  5. Charles Peguy:

    The honest man must be a perpetual renegade, the life of an honest man a perpetual infidelity. For the man who wishes to remain faithful must take himself perpetually unfaithful to all the continual, successive, indefatigable, renascent errors.

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