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APOSTATE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does apostate mean? 

APOSTATE (noun)
  The noun APOSTATE has 1 sense:

1. a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

  Familiarity information: APOSTATE used as a noun is very rare.


APOSTATE (adjective)
  The adjective APOSTATE has 1 sense:

1. not faithful to religion or party or cause

  Familiarity information: APOSTATE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


APOSTATE (noun)


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Meaning:

A disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

apostate; deserter; ratter; turncoat; recreant; renegade

Hypernyms ("apostate" is a kind of...):

quitter (a person who gives up too easily)


APOSTATE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Not faithful to religion or party or cause

Similar:

unfaithful (not true to duty or obligation or promises)


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