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"

Wiktionary

  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.

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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How to say socialist in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Former Vice President Joe Biden:

    The president wants very much to stick a label on every candidate, bernies labeled himself -- not me -- a democratic socialist. I think thats the label the presidents going to lay on everyone running with Bernie if hes the nominee.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    I'm not that much of a socialist, compared to Eisenhower.

  3. Noam Chomsky:

    The consistent anarchist should be a socialist, but a socialist of a particular sort. He will not only oppose alienated and specialized labor and look forward to the appropriation of capital by the whole body of workers, but he will also insist that this appropriation be direct, not exercised by some elite force acting in the name of the proletariat. Some sort of council communism is the natural form of revolutionary socialism in an industrial society. It reflects the intuitive understanding that democracy is largely a sham when the industrial system is controlled by any form of autocratic elite, whether of owners, managers, and technocrats, a vanguard party, or a State bureaucracy.

  4. Pablo Iglesias:

    If, in order to have a progressive coalition in Spain, my presence in the government is a problem for the Socialist party then I am willing to give way and not be part of this government, there are no more excuses. We have demonstrated that we can give way. In politics, it's a good thing to know when to give way and now it's the Socialist party's turn.

  5. Pressley Stutts:

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

Images & Illustrations of socialist

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