Synonyms & Antonyms of confederate

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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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Synonyms & Antonyms of confederate (Entry 2 of 2)

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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The first known use of confederate was in the 14th century

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“Confederate.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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