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Definition 1: a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for confederate in the sense of this definition

(confederate is a kind of ...) a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

"my invaluable assistant" "they hired additional help to finish the work"

(... is a kind of confederate ) a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)

Definition 2: someone who assists in a plot - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for confederate in the sense of this definition

(confederate is a kind of ...) someone who helps another person commit a crime

Definition 3: a supporter of the Confederate States of America - [noun denoting person]

(confederate is a kind of ...) an American who lives in the South

(confederate is a kind of ...) a person who backs a politician or a team etc.

"all their supporters came out for the game" "they are friends of the library"

(... is a kind of confederate ) a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War

Samples where confederate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The groups banded together

Synonyms for confederate in the sense of this definition

(confederate is a kind of ...) act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief

(confederate is a kind of ...) act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief

Definition 6: of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the American Civil War - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where confederate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Confederate soldiers

(confederate is similar to ...) in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line

"southern hospitality" "southern cooking" "southern plantations"

Definition 7: united in a confederacy or league - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for confederate in the sense of this definition

(confederate is similar to ...) characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity

"presented a united front"

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