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confederate

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 one associated with another in wrongdoing
  • the police were able to track down his confederates once the thief started talking

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2 someone associated with another to give assistance or moral support
  • relied on her confederates in the medical community for support

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confederate

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of confederate (Entry 2 of 3)

to form or enter into an association that furthers the interests of its members
  • the nations confederated in order to lower international trade barriers

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confederate

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of confederate (Entry 3 of 3)

as in allied

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“Confederate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/confederate. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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