Associations to the word «Confederate»

Wiktionary

CONFEDERATE, noun. A member of a confederacy
CONFEDERATE, noun. An accomplice in a plot
CONFEDERATE, noun. (psychology) An actor who participates in a psychological experiment pretending to be a subject but in actuality working for the researcher (also known as a "stooge").
CONFEDERATE, adjective. Of, relating to, or united in a confederacy
CONFEDERATE, adjective. Banded together; allied.
CONFEDERATE, verb. To combine into a confederacy.
CONFEDERATE, adjective. Of or relating to the Confederate States of America.
CONFEDERATE, adjective. (Newfoundland) Of or relating to the political movement in favour of Confederation between Newfoundland and Canada.
CONFEDERATE, noun. A supporter or resident of the Confederate States of America.
CONFEDERATE, noun. (Newfoundland) A supporter of Confederation between Newfoundland and Canada.
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA, proper noun. A nation existing from 1861-1865, consisting of the eleven Southern states who sought independence from the United States of America over the issue of slavery and states' rights.

Dictionary definition

CONFEDERATE, noun. A supporter of the Confederate States of America.
CONFEDERATE, noun. Someone who assists in a plot.
CONFEDERATE, noun. A person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan).
CONFEDERATE, verb. Form a group or unite; "The groups banded together".
CONFEDERATE, verb. Form a confederation with; of nations.
CONFEDERATE, adjective. Of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the American Civil War; "Confederate soldiers".
CONFEDERATE, adjective. United in a confederacy or league.

Wise words

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