Synonyms and Antonyms of comrade

  1. 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. 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. 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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