What is another word for partisan?

Synonyms for partisan
ˈpɑr tə zən, -sən; Brit. ˌpɑr təˈzænpar·ti·san

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. partisan

    An adherent is one who is devoted or attached to a person, party, principle, cause, creed, or the like. One may be an aider and supporter of a party or church, while not an adherent to all its doctrines or claims. An ally is more independent still, as he may differ on every point except the specific ground of union. The Allies who overthrew Napoleon were united only against him. Allies are regarded as equals; adherents and disciples are followers. The adherent depends more on his individual judgment, the disciple is more subject to command and instruction; thus we say the disciples rather than the adherents of Christ. Partisan has the narrow and odious sense of adhesion to a party, right or wrong. One may be an adherent or supporter of a party and not a partisan. Backer is a sporting and theatrical word, personal in its application, and not in the best usage. Compare ACCESSORY.

    adherent, aid, aider, ally, backer, disciple, follower, supporter

    adversary, antagonist, betrayer, deserter, enemy, hater, opponent, renegade, traitor

    Adherents to principle; adherents of Luther.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. partisan

    adherent, follower, party man, henchman, clansman, supporter, disciple

Princeton's WordNet

  1. partisan, zealot, drumbeaternoun

    a fervent and even militant proponent of something

    drumbeater, zealot, partizan, enthusiast

    nonpartizan, nonpartisan, bipartizan, two-party, independent, two-way, unbiased, unbiassed, bipartisan

  2. enthusiast, partisan, partizannoun

    an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity

    drumbeater, fancier, zealot, partizan, enthusiast

    nonpartizan, nonpartisan, independent, two-party, bipartizan, unbiased, unbiassed, bipartisan, two-way

  3. partisan, partizanadjective

    a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries

    drumbeater, zealot, partizan, enthusiast

    nonpartisan, nonpartizan, bipartizan, two-way, two-party, unbiassed, unbiased, bipartisan, independent

  4. partisan, partizanadjective

    devoted to a cause or party


    nonpartizan, nonpartisan, independent, unbiassed, unbiased, two-party, bipartizan, bipartisan, two-way

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. partisannoun

    adherent, follower, supporter, disciple, champion, votary, party man

  2. partisannoun

    truncheon, staff

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. partisanadjective


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How to use partisan in a sentence?

  1. President Trump:

    President Trump was a factor in my decision to retire, it's a very partisan environment and I think that problem has been exacerbated under President Trump.

  2. Gavin Newsom:

    Now is not the time to waste hundreds of millions of dollars on a recall effort that is nothing more than a partisan power grab, i'm very proud of the state's progress, proud that the economy is recovering. I'm proud of the fact that California is enjoying record reserves, not just historic surpluses.

  3. Harriet Hageman congressional campaign:

    Liz Cheney has completely lost the ability to do her job of representing Wyoming as our only member of the House of Representatives, the Democrats in Washington, D.C. only see her as a temporary but useful tool to achieve their partisan goals, and the Republicans want nothing to do with her. It is her responsibility to fight for Wyoming and represent our values, and she has completely abandoned that.

  4. Brian Schatz:

    The President Donald Trump administration has been nakedly partisan and dishonest about their administration of the Census.

  5. Trevor Potter:

    This is a non-partisan, non-discriminatory problem that faces both sides.

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