Definition of comrade
comradelinessplay \ˈkäm-ˌrad-lē-nəs\ noun
comradeshipplay \ˈkäm-ˌrad-ˌship\ noun
Examples of comrade in a Sentence
He enjoys spending time with his old army comrades.
the boy, and two others who are known to be his comrades, are wanted for questioning by the police
Recent Examples of comrade from the Web
After all, not everything could have been said in a book that has had to pass the vetting of the comrades.
Meanwhile, a high-up in the British War Cabinet (David Thewlis) helps Steve and Diana put together a likably motley quartet of comrades to assist them.
During the first of two Dead & Company shows at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday night, John Mayer and his Grateful Dead comrades were interrupted mid-song and ushered offstage as the stage lights went dark for at least 10 minutes.
During the first of two Dead & Company shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, John Mayer and his Grateful Dead comrades were interrupted mid-song and ushered offstage as the stage lights went dark for at least 10 minutes.
World War II veteran Richard Miller caught up with his comrades prior to the parade stepping off.
White-gloved comrades in their dress blues quietly marched Collins' casket into the church as four others stood at the entrance in silent salute.
In this observance no form or ceremony is prescribed, but posts and comrades will in their own way arrange such fitting services and testimonials of respect as circumstances may permit.
The uniformed officers formed a line outside Marianjoy that stretched from the hospital entrance to a waiting medical transport van, and applauded as their wounded comrade was wheeled by and lifted into the vehicle.
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Did You Know?
In Latin, camara or camera denoted a vaulted ceiling or roof. Later, the word simply mean “room, chamber” and was inherited by many European languages with that meaning. In the Spanish, the word became cámara, and a derivative of that was camarada “a group of soldiers quartered in a room” and hence “fellow soldier, companion.” That Spanish word was borrowed into French as camarade and then into Elizabethan English as both camerade and comerade.
Origin and Etymology of comrade
Middle French camarade group sleeping in one room, roommate, companion, from Old Spanish camarada, from cámara room, from Late Latin camera, camara — more at chamber
First Known Use: 1544
COMRADE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of comrade for English Language Learners
: a close friend you have worked with, been in the military with, etc.
Comrade —used as a title for a member of a communist party
COMRADE Defined for Kids
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