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Synonyms for traitor
ˈtreɪ tərtraitor

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.3 / 6 votes

  1. traitor

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.8 / 4 votes

  1. traitor

    rebel, renegade, betrayer, turncoat

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 4 votes

  1. traitor, treasonistnoun

    someone who betrays his country by committing treason

    treasonist, double-dealer, two-timer, betrayer, double-crosser

  2. double-crosser, double-dealer, two-timer, betrayer, traitornoun

    a person who says one thing and does another

    betrayer, double-crosser, blabber, double-dealer, squealer, two-timer, rat, informer, treasonist

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  1. oathbreaker

    oathbreaker, one who breaks a sworn oath

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

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  1. traitornoun

    betrayer (especially of one's country), deceiver, renegade, apostate, rebel, insurgent, revolter, deserter, perfidious person

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  1. Vladimir Kazarin:

    She betrayed me, betrayed her homeland. That's why she's a traitor.

  2. Nic Cheeseman:

    As soon as a government decides we are in a crisis and need unity, they can cut the ground under journalists whose job it is to get to the truth because they risk becoming the traitor who is driving the disunity.

  3. Saddam Hussein:

    John Nixon found a traitor who led John Nixon to Saddam Hussein. Is n’t there one traitor who can tell John Nixon where the WMDs are ?

  4. Elizabeth Bowen:

    The heart may think it knows better the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. The friend becomes a traitor by breaking, however unwillingly or sadly, out of our own zone a hard judgment is passed on him, for all the pleas of the heart.

  5. Mark Twain:

    Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let me label you as they may.

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