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ˈrɛn ɪˌgeɪdrene·gade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. renegadenoun

    someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw

  2. deserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, recreant, ratteradjective

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

  3. recreant, renegadeverb

    having deserted a cause or principle

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

  4. rebel, renegadeverb

    break with established customs

Wiktionary

  1. renegadenoun

    An outlaw or rebel.

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

  2. renegadenoun

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Renegadenoun

    one faithless to principle or party

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

  2. Renegadenoun

    an apostate from Christianity or from any form of religious faith

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

  3. Renegadenoun

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

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

  4. Renegadenoun

    a common vagabond; a worthless or wicked fellow

    Etymology: [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.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  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. 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.

  2. Scot Schmidt:

    Greg was a young renegade filmmaker and I wasn't paying him much attention because his films were pretty out there, then he said we're making a' rockumentary,' we've got a budget and we're spending the winter in Chamonix. That was very interesting.

  3. Kitty Block:

    This week, while one part of the Japanese government is proudly facilitating international cooperation by hosting the G20 meeting, another is quietly extricating itself from the obligation for global collaboration on the protection and management of the world's whales, japan leaving the IWC and defying international law to pursue its commercial whaling ambitions is renegade, retrograde and myopic....

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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