What does traitor mean?

Definitions for traitor
ˈtreɪ tərtraitor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word traitor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. traitor, treasonist(noun)

    someone who betrays his country by committing treason

  2. double-crosser, double-dealer, two-timer, betrayer, traitor(noun)

    a person who says one thing and does another

Wiktionary

  1. traitor(Noun)

    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. traitor(Noun)

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

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

  3. traitor(Verb)

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

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

  4. traitor(Adjective)

    traitorous.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Traitor(noun)

    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. Traitor(noun)

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

  3. Traitor(adj)

    traitorous

  4. Traitor(verb)

    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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How to say traitor in sign language?

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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. Abraham Lincoln:

    A jury too often has at least one member more ready to hang the panel than to hang the traitor.

  2. 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.

  3. Julieta Garibay:

    He's very much an immigrant traitor, he plays this card of, 'I have an immigrant background and I'm proud of my parents,' but yet he puts out this legislation that would definitely negatively impact folks coming from Cuba.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Abolish or violate any law, rule, or constitution is the act of disloyalty to the state and its people; it does not fall under the good faith; it is the way of the traitor. Giving legal status such a traitor to any reason is itself a crime.

  5. Michael Zeldin:

    We saw a judge in Sullivan who was prepared to Michael Flynn to jail. He's trying to make an evaluation of whether this guy is a traitor, not in a legal sense, but behaved with bad purpose and judgment.

Images & Illustrations of traitor

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