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confederates

noun
plural of confederate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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confederates

verb
present tense third-person singular of confederate

Synonyms & Antonyms of confederates (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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“Confederates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/confederates. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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