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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deserter

    Synonyms:
    adversary, antagonist, betrayer, enemy, hater, opponent, renegade, traitor

    Antonyms:
    adherent, aid, aider, ally, backer, disciple, follower, partisan, supporter

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deserter

    Synonyms:
    renegade, run, away, recanter, abjurer, apostate, traitor, forsaker

    Antonyms:
    adherent, supporter, ally, befriender, disciple, bigot, slave

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, recreant, ratternoun

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

    Synonyms:
    turncoat, ratter, apostate, recreant, renegade, craven, defector, rat terrier, poltroon

  2. deserter, defectornoun

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

    Synonyms:
    turncoat, recreant, defector, renegade, apostate, ratter

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deserternoun

    Synonyms:
    forsaker

  2. deserternoun

    Synonyms:
    backslider, renegade, apostate, revolter, turncoat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deserternoun

    Synonyms:
    renegade, turncoat, delinquent, backslider, apostate, recreant, poltroon, rat, traitor

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "deserter":

    defector, fugitive

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How to use deserter in a sentence?

  1. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro:

    A military deserter who enters another country and is detained should be handed over immediately, sooner rather than later, these terrorists will be in the hands of Venezuelan justice.


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