Synonyms and Antonyms of defect
to leave (a cause or party) often in order to take up another soldiers defected from the rebel army en masse as the failure of their cause became apparent Synonyms of defect from desert, rat (on) Words Related to defect from abandon, abdicate, abjure, apostatize, cut off, disown, forsake, quit, reject, renounce, repudiate, spurn; renege; depart, go, leave, withdraw Phrases go back on, jump ship, run out on, walk out on Near Antonyms of defect from adhere (to), cling (to), stick (to or with); cherish, cultivate, foster
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