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so·cial·ist

 (sō′shə-lĭst)
n.
1. An advocate of socialism.
2. often Socialist A member of a political party or group that advocates socialism.
adj.
1. Of, promoting, or practicing socialism.
2. Socialist Of, belonging to, or constituting a socialist party or political group.

so′cial·is′tic adj.
so′cial·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

socialist

(ˈsəʊʃəlɪst)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a supporter or advocate of socialism or any party promoting socialism (socialist party)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, characteristic of, implementing, or relating to socialism
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes capital) of, characteristic of, or relating to socialists or a socialist party

so•cial•ist

(ˈsoʊ ʃə lɪst)

n.
1. an advocate or supporter of socialism.
2. (cap.) a member of a socialist political party.
adj.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.socialist - a political advocate of socialismsocialist - a political advocate of socialism  
commie, communist - a socialist who advocates communism
Fabian - a member of the Fabian Society in Britain
internationalist - a member of a socialist or communist international
Menshevik - a Russian member of the liberal minority group that advocated gradual reform and opposed the Bolsheviks before and during the Russian Revolution
pol, political leader, politico, politician - a person active in party politics
collectivist, leftist, left-winger - a person who belongs to the political left
Adj.1.socialist - advocating or following the socialist principles; "socialistic government"
left - of or belonging to the political or intellectual left

socialist

adjective
noun
1. left-winger, communist, Marxist, red, social democrat, leftist, Fabian, Leninist, Trotskyist, syndicalist, Labourite, progressivist His views have always been popular among socialists.
Translations
إشْتِراكيإشْتِراكي، مُنادٍ بالإشْتِراكِيَّهاشْتِرَاكِيّ
socialistasocialistický
socialistsocialistisk
sosialistinensosialisti
socijalističkisocijalist
szocialista
sósíalískursósíalisti
社会主義の社会主義者
사회주의의사회주의자
socialistasocialistický
socialistsocialistisk
ที่เป็นแบบสังคมนิยมนักสังคมนิยม
liên quan đến chủ nghĩa xã hộingười theo chủ nghĩa xã hội

socialist

[ˈsəʊʃəlɪst]
A. ADJsocialista
B. Nsocialista mf

socialist

[ˈsəʊʃəlɪst]
adjsocialiste
nsocialiste mf

socialist

adjsozialistisch; the Socialist Republic of …die Sozialistische Republik; Socialist Workers’ PartySozialistische Arbeiterpartei
nSozialist(in) m(f)

socialist

[ˈsəʊʃəlɪst] adj & nsocialista (m/f)

social

(ˈsəuʃəl) adjective
1. concerning or belonging to the way of life and welfare of people in a community. social problems.
2. concerning the system by which such a community is organized. social class.
3. living in communities. Ants are social insects.
4. concerning the gathering together of people for the purposes of recreation or amusement. a social club; His reasons for calling were purely social.
ˈsocialism noun
the belief or theory that a country's wealth (its land, mines, industries, railways etc) should belong to the people as a whole, not to private owners.
ˈsocialist noun
a person who believes in and/or practises socialism.
adjective
of or concerning socialism. socialist policies/governments.
ˈsocialize, ˈsocialise verb
to mix socially (eg with guests at a party etc).
ˈsocially adverb
in a social way. I've seen him at various conferences, but we've never met socially.
social work work which deals with the care of people in a community, especially of the poor, under-privileged etc ( noun social worker)

socialist

اشْتِرَاكِيّ socialista, socialistický socialist, socialistisk Sozialist, sozialistisch σοσιαλιστής, σοσιαλιστικός socialista sosialisti, sosialistinen socialiste socijalist, socijalistički socialista 社会主義の, 社会主義者 사회주의의, 사회주의자 socialist, socialistisch sosialist, sosialistisk socjalista, socjalistyczny socialista социалист, социалистический socialist, socialistisk ที่เป็นแบบสังคมนิยม, นักสังคมนิยม sosyalist liên quan đến chủ nghĩa xã hội, người theo chủ nghĩa xã hội 社会主义的, 社会主义者
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Tamoszius had tried to explain to Jurgis what it was all about, but Jurgis, who was not of an imaginative turn, had never quire got it straight; at present he was content with his companion's explanation that the Socialists were the enemies of American institutions--could not be bought, and would not combine or make any sort of a "dicker.
The robe of speculative cobwebs, embroidered with flowers of rhetoric, steeped in the dew of sickly sentiment, this transcendental robe in which the German Socialists wrapped their sorry "eternal truths," all skin and bone, served to wonderfully increase the sale of their goods amongst such a public.
Perhaps what I am about to say may seem strange to you, who are socialists, and vaunt humanity and your duty to your neighbor, but I never seek to protect a society which does not protect me, and which I will even say, generally occupies itself about me only to injure me; and thus by giving them a low place in my esteem, and preserving a neutrality towards them, it is society and my neighbor who are indebted to me.
Oh, don't talk to me about your socialists, I've got no patience with them," she cried.
He tried to tempt her in various ways to lose her heart; he invited princes, hussars, secretaries of embassies, poets, novelists, even Socialists, to see her; but not one of them all made the faintest impression upon Nastasia.
It was the knot of wordy socialists and working-class philosophers that held forth in the City Hall Park on warm afternoons that was responsible for the great discovery.
THE Members of a body of Socialists rose in insurrection against their Bellamy.
And clear across to the Atlantic, the Junta in touch with them all and all of them needing guns, mere adventurers, soldiers of fortune, bandits, disgruntled American union men, socialists, anarchists, rough-necks, Mexican exiles, peons escaped from bondage, whipped miners from the bull-pens of Coeur d'Alene and Colorado who desired only the more vindictively to fight--all the flotsam and jetsam of wild spirits from the madly complicated modern world.
The Socialists were carrying all before them, a united solid body.
The Socialists had many branches in America, and the deceased had, no doubt, infringed their unwritten laws, and been tracked down by them.
And presumably he has brought up his son to be a Socialist, too?
I confess, however, that I do not think of him as a patriot and a socialist when I read him; he is then purely a poet, whose gift holds me rapt above the world where I have left my troublesome and wearisome self for the time.