Meaning of 'confederate'

Find the meaning of the word ‘confederate’

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Meaning of ‘confederate’

5 definitions found.



united in a confederacy or league

Synonyms: allied


a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)

Synonyms: accomplice


someone who assists in a plot

Synonyms: henchman partner in crime collaborator


to form a confederation with

Example: "The early states confederated after the revolution."


to form a group or unite

Synonyms: band together

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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