Synonyms and Antonyms of comrade
1 a person frequently seen in the company of another <the boy, and two others who are known to be his comrades, are wanted for questioning by the police> Synonyms cohort, companion, compatriot, compeer, associate, crony, fellow, hobnobber, mate, running mateRelated Words colleague, coworker, equal, peer, workmate; accomplice, affiliate, ally, collaborator, confederate, half, partner; buddy, chum, confidant, familiar, friend, hearty, intimate, pal; countryman; classmate, housemate, messmate, playfellow, playmate, roommate, schoolmate, shipmate, teammate; attendant, escort; hanger-on, leech, parasite
2 a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another <we expect to be comrades for the rest of our lives> Synonyms alter ego, amigo, buddy, chum, compadre, friend, confidant, confidante, crony, familiar, intimate, mate [chiefly British], musketeer, palRelated Words acquaintance; associate, cohort, colleague, companion, fellow, hearty, hobnobber, partner, peer, sport; blood brother, brother, main man, sister; abettor (also abetter), accomplice, ally, collaborator, confederate; pen pal; benefactor, supporter, sympathizer, well-wisher; friendlyNear Antonyms adversary, antagonist, competitor, opponent, rival; archenemy, nemesisAntonyms enemy, foe
3 an adherent or advocate of an economic system in which the means of production are owned and controlled by the state <a novel about an aging comrade's eventual disenchantment with communism and its excesses> Synonyms commie, communist, Red, socialistRelated Words leftist, lefty, pink, pinko, social democrat; Bolshevik, Leninist, Leninite, Maoist, Marxist, Stalinist, Trotskyist, Trotskyite; extremist, radical, revolutionary, revolutionistAntonyms capitalist
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