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com·rade

 (kŏm′răd′, -rəd)
n.
1. A person who shares one's interests or activities; a friend or companion.
2. often Comrade A fellow member of a group, especially a fellow member of the Communist Party.

[French camarade, from Old French, roommate, from Old Spanish camarada, barracks company, roommate, from camara, room, from Late Latin camera; see chamber.]

com′rade·ship′ n.

comrade

(ˈkɒmreɪd; -rɪd)
n
1. an associate or companion
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a fellow member of a political party, esp a fellow Communist or socialist
[C16: from French camarade, from Spanish camarada group of soldiers sharing a billet, from cámara room, from Latin; see camera, chamber]
ˈcomradely adj
ˈcomradeliness n
ˈcomradeˌship, comradery n

com•rade

(ˈkɒm ræd, -rɪd)

n.
1. a person who shares in one's activities, occupation, etc.; companion, associate, or friend.
2. a fellow member of a fraternal group, political party, etc.
3. (often cap.) a Communist or fellow Communist.
[1585–95; < Middle French camarade < Sp camarada group of soldiers billeted together]
com′rade•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.comrade - a friend who is frequently in the company of anothercomrade - a friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
date, escort - a participant in a date; "his date never stopped talking"
friend - a person you know well and regard with affection and trust; "he was my best friend at the university"
playfellow, playmate - a companion at play
tovarich, tovarisch - a comrade (especially in Russian communism)
2.Comrade - a fellow member of the Communist Party
commie, communist - a socialist who advocates communism
3.comrade - used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement; "Greetings, comrade!"
friend - a person you know well and regard with affection and trust; "he was my best friend at the university"

comrade

noun companion, friend, partner, ally, colleague, associate, fellow, mate (informal), pal (informal), buddy (informal), compatriot, crony, confederate, co-worker, main man (slang, chiefly U.S.), homeboy (slang, chiefly U.S.), cobber (Austral. or old-fashioned N.Z. informal), compeer Unlike so many of his comrades, he survived the war.

comrade

noun
One who shares interests or activities with another:
Informal: buddy, pal.
Translations
другардругарка
druhkamarádsoudruhsoudružka
fællekammerat
toveri
bajtárselvtárselvtársnő
félagi; samherji
comescomitis
draugiška aplinkadraugiški santykiai
biedrs
tovarăş
kamrat
yakın arkadaşyoldaş
товариш
đồng chí

comrade

[ˈkɒmrɪd] Ncompañero/a m/f, camarada mf (Pol) → camarada mf

comrade

[ˈkɒmreɪd] ncamarade mfcomrade-in-arms comrade in arms [ˌkɒmreɪdɪnˈɑːrmz] ncompagnon d'armes(compagne)m/f

comrade

nKamerad m; (Pol) → Genosse m, → Genossin f

comrade

[ˈkɒmrɪd] ncompagno/a

comrade

(ˈkomrid) , ((American) -rӕd) noun
a close companion. his comrades in battle.
ˈcomradeship noun
the comradeship of the office.
References in classic literature ?
Come, then, with Alice, into this cavern, where you, at least, will be safe from the murderous rifles of our enemies, and where you may bestow a care suited to your gentle natures on our unfortunate comrade.
He never spoke of his school, never mentioned a comrade or a master; and I, for my part, was quite too much disgusted to allude to them.
When the revelry of his companions had mounted to its height, this man slipped away unobserved, and I saw no more of him till he became my comrade on the sea.
Look at the sailor, called the mincer, who now comes along, and assisted by two allies, heavily backs the grandissimus, as the mariners call it, and with bowed shoulders, staggers off with it as if he were a grenadier carrying a dead comrade from the field.
And then suddenly came a voice in his ear, a woman's voice,gentle and sweet, "If you would try to listen, comrade, perhaps you would be interested.
When they called for the vessels again, I was green enough to return what bread I had left, but my comrade seized it, and said that I should lay that up for lunch or dinner.
The first wounded mall who appealed for help was sitting with his back against a dead comrade.
On the contrary, they are proud of their comrade and her honors.
Everywhere in the Swiss highlands brilliant little rills of exquisitely cold water went dancing along by the roadsides, and my comrade and I were always drinking and always delivering our deep gratitude.
He had blue eyes and flaxen curls like his white comrade, but even the father of the white child was able to tell the children apart--little as he had commerce with them--by their clothes; for the white babe wore ruffled soft muslin and a coral necklace, while the other wore merely a coarse tow-linen shirt which barely reached to its knees, and no jewelry.
The death of Mira, the absence of John, who had been her special comrade, the sadness of her mother, the isolation of the little house, and the pinching economies that went on within it, all conspired to depress a child who was so sensitive to beauty and harmony as Rebecca.
Cassius whined faintly as his fortunate comrade swallowed the savory mess at a gulp.