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RENEGADE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does renegade mean? 

RENEGADE (noun)
  The noun RENEGADE has 2 senses:

1. someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw
2. a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

  Familiarity information: RENEGADE used as a noun is rare.


RENEGADE (adjective)
  The adjective RENEGADE has 1 sense:

1. having deserted a cause or principle

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


RENEGADE (verb)
  The verb RENEGADE has 1 sense:

1. break with established customs

  Familiarity information: RENEGADE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RENEGADE (noun)


Sense 1renegade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

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

defector; deserter (a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post))


Sense 2renegade [BACK TO TOP]

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; turncoat; ratter; deserter; recreant; renegade

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

quitter (a person who gives up too easily)


RENEGADE (adjective)


Sense 1renegade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having deserted a cause or principle

Synonyms:

recreant; renegade

Context examples:

some provinces had proved recreant / renegade supporters of the usurper

Similar:

disloyal (deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle)


RENEGADE (verb)


Sense 1renegade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Break with established customs

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

renegade; rebel

Hypernyms (to "renegade" is one way to...):

dissent; protest; resist (express opposition through action or words)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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