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Definition 1: a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for partisan in the sense of this definition

(partisan is a kind of ...) medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet

Definition 2: a fervent and even militant proponent of something - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for partisan in the sense of this definition

(partisan is a kind of ...) a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

(... is a kind of partisan ) a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own

(... is a kind of partisan ) a stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions

Definition 3: an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for partisan in the sense of this definition

(partisan 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 partisan ) someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

"a golf addict" "a car nut" "a bodybuilding freak" "a news junkie"

(... is a kind of partisan ) someone who demonstrates enthusiastic or excessive cordiality

(... is a kind of partisan ) a ballet enthusiast

(... is a kind of partisan ) a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)

"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject"

(... is a kind of partisan ) a person who delights in designing or building or using gadgets

(... is a kind of partisan ) a photography enthusiast

(... is a kind of partisan ) an enthusiastic devotee of sports

Definition 4: devoted to a cause or party - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for partisan in the sense of this definition

(partisan is similar to ...) devoted to a political party

(partisan is similar to ...) having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one

"a tendentious account of recent elections" "distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion"

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