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Definition 1: a person who backs a politician or a team etc. - [noun denoting person]

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

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

Synonyms for protagonist in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of protagonist ) an admirer of Greece and everything Greek

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a prominent supporter

"he is a pillar of the community"

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a supporter of parliament and Oliver Cromwell during the English Civil War

(... is a kind of protagonist ) someone who endorses a motion or petition as a necessary preliminary to a discussion or vote

(... is a kind of protagonist ) an admirer of G. B. Shaw or his works

(... is a kind of protagonist ) someone who expresses strong approval

(... is a kind of protagonist ) someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful

(... is a kind of protagonist ) someone who proposes a toast; someone who drinks to the health of success of someone or some venture

(... is a kind of protagonist ) someone who upholds or maintains

"firm upholders of tradition" "they are sustainers of the idea of democracy"

(... is a kind of protagonist ) someone who vouches for another or for the correctness of a statement

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a supporter of the economic policies in the United States known as the New Deal

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts

(... is a kind of protagonist ) an admirer of England and things English

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a supporter who accepts something as true

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a devoted admirer and recorder of another's words and deeds

(... is a kind of protagonist ) an enthusiastic and vocal supporter

"he has become a cheerleader for therapeutic cloning"

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a supporter of the Confederate States of America

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a supporter of corporatism

(... is a kind of protagonist ) an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity

(... is a kind of protagonist ) an admirer of France and everything French

(... is a kind of protagonist ) an advocate of unrestricted international trade

(... is a kind of protagonist ) an adherent of functionalism

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a supporter of the American Revolution

Definition 2: the principal character in a work of fiction - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for protagonist in the sense of this definition

(protagonist is a kind of ...) an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)

"she is the main character in the novel"

(... is a kind of protagonist ) a protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make him a hero (or her a heroine)

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