What does traitor mean?

Definitions for traitor
ˈtreɪ tərtraitor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. traitor, treasonistnoun

    someone who betrays his country by committing treason

  2. double-crosser, double-dealer, two-timer, betrayer, traitornoun

    a person who says one thing and does another

Wiktionary

  1. traitornoun

    One who violates his allegiance and betrays his/her country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also, one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country.

    Etymology: From traïtor (French: traître), from traditor.

  2. traitornoun

    Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer.

    Etymology: From traïtor (French: traître), from traditor.

  3. traitorverb

    To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive.

    Etymology: From traïtor (French: traître), from traditor.

  4. traitoradjective

    traitorous.

    Etymology: From traïtor (French: traître), from traditor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Traitornoun

    one who violates his allegiance and betrays his country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also, one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country. See Treason

  2. Traitornoun

    hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer

  3. Traitoradjective

    traitorous

  4. Traitorverb

    to act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive

Freebase

  1. Traitor

    Traitor is a 2002 novel by Matthew Stover in the New Jedi Order series, which is set in the Star Wars universe. It is the fourteenth installment of the series.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Traitor

    trā′tur, n. one who, being trusted, betrays: one guilty of treason: a deceiver:—fem. Trait′ress.—n. Trait′orism.—adv. Trait′orly (Shak.).—adj. Trait′orous, like a traitor: perfidious: treasonable.—adv. Trait′orously.—n. Trait′orousness. [Fr. traître—L. traditortradĕre, to give up.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. traitor

    One who violates his allegiance and betrays his country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers his country to its enemy, or any fort or place intrusted to its defense, or who surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; or one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of traitor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of traitor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of traitor in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    He's not a patriot; he's a traitor to our country.

  2. Carlos Rotondaro:

    I'm not a traitor, I'm loyal to fatherland, my oath (of military service) did not include defending a corrupt and inept government.

  3. Marjorie Taylor:

    She's a traitor to our country, she's guilty of treason, she took an oath to protect American citizens and uphold our laws. And she gives aid and comfort to our enemies who illegally invade our land. That's what treason is. And by our law representatives and senators can be kicked out and no longer serve in our government. And it's, uh, it's a crime punishable by death is what treason is. Nancy Pelosi is guilty of treason.

  4. John Major:

    We abhor the language of division and hate – and words such as 'saboteur', 'traitor', 'enemy', 'surrender', 'betrayal' have no place in our party, our politics, nor in our society.

  5. Elizabeth Bowen:

    The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. The friend becomes a traitor by breaking, however unwillingly or sadly, out of our own zone: a hard judgment is passed on him, for all the pleas of the heart.

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