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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

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2 a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another
  • we expect to be comrades for the rest of our lives

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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

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The first known use of comrade was in 1544

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“Comrade.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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