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Synonyms for partisan
ˈpɑr tə zən, -sən; Brit. ˌpɑr təˈzæn

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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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  1. Steve Scalise:

    First of all, this is nothing like the Bill Clinton and the Nixon impeachment, both sides got to call witnesses under Bill Clinton and under Nixon. The presidents legal counsel was in the room, able to ask questions to the witnesses. ... In fact, the resolution they just passed in a very partisan way gives the chairman the full discretion to kick the presidents legal counsel out of the room and to veto any witnesses that we would call. That was in the resolution.

  2. White House:

    It's very clear that the president has done nothing wrong and the House should drop this whole ridiculous, partisan exercise. But the president is ready for anything in the Senate.

  3. Mike Conaway:

    Given the overall backdrop of how many folks don't like Trump, how many folks do like Trump — and the raw partisan nature of all of that and that debate — I don't know that we could have done it differently or it would have wound up any differently.

  4. David Hale:

    It's time to put aside partisan interests and act in the national interest, advancing reforms and form a government committed to undertaking these reforms and capable of doing so.

  5. Evan Turk:

    We have seen the Democratic partisan letter and allegations. Our firm will represent our client and Cindy Yang interest as an American through any developments in this case. It seems as another politically driven expedition. We will be addressing these matters when appropriate.

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