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con·fed·er·ate

 (kən-fĕd′ər-ĭt)
n.
1. A member of a confederacy; an ally.
2. One who assists in a plot; an accomplice. See Synonyms at partner.
3. Confederate A supporter of the Confederate States of America.
adj.
1. United in a confederacy; allied.
2. Confederate Of or having to do with the Confederate States of America.
tr. & intr.v. (-ə-rāt′) con·fed·er·at·ed, con·fed·er·at·ing, con·fed·er·ates
To form into or become part of a confederacy.

[From Middle English confederat, allied, from Late Latin cōnfoederātus, past participle of cōnfoederāre, to unite : Latin com-, com- + Latin foederāre, to unite (from foedus, foeder-, league; see bheidh- in Indo-European roots).]

con·fed′er·a′tive adj.

confederate

n
1. a nation, state, or individual that is part of a confederacy
2. someone who is part of a conspiracy; accomplice
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) united in a confederacy; allied
vb
to form into or become part of a confederacy
[C14: from Late Latin confoederātus, from confoederāre to unite by a league, from Latin com- together + foedus treaty]

Confederate

(kənˈfɛdərɪt; -ˈfɛdrɪt)
adj
(Historical Terms) of, supporting, or relating to the Confederate States of America
n
(Historical Terms) a supporter of the Confederate States of America

con•fed•er•ate

(adj., n. kənˈfɛd ər ɪt, -ˈfɛd rɪt; v. -ˈfɛd əˌreɪt)

adj., n., v. -at•ed, -at•ing. adj.
1. united in a league, alliance, or conspiracy.
2. (cap.) of or pertaining to the Confederate States of America.
n.
3. a person, group, nation, etc., united with others in a confederacy; ally.
4. an accomplice, esp. in a mischievous or criminal act.
5. (cap.) a supporter of the Confederate States of America.
v.t., v.i.
6. to unite in a league, alliance, or conspiracy.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin confoederātus, past participle of confoederāre to unite in a league]

confederate


Past participle: confederated
Gerund: confederating

Imperative
confederate
confederate
Present
I confederate
you confederate
he/she/it confederates
we confederate
you confederate
they confederate
Preterite
I confederated
you confederated
he/she/it confederated
we confederated
you confederated
they confederated
Present Continuous
I am confederating
you are confederating
he/she/it is confederating
we are confederating
you are confederating
they are confederating
Present Perfect
I have confederated
you have confederated
he/she/it has confederated
we have confederated
you have confederated
they have confederated
Past Continuous
I was confederating
you were confederating
he/she/it was confederating
we were confederating
you were confederating
they were confederating
Past Perfect
I had confederated
you had confederated
he/she/it had confederated
we had confederated
you had confederated
they had confederated
Future
I will confederate
you will confederate
he/she/it will confederate
we will confederate
you will confederate
they will confederate
Future Perfect
I will have confederated
you will have confederated
he/she/it will have confederated
we will have confederated
you will have confederated
they will have confederated
Future Continuous
I will be confederating
you will be confederating
he/she/it will be confederating
we will be confederating
you will be confederating
they will be confederating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been confederating
you have been confederating
he/she/it has been confederating
we have been confederating
you have been confederating
they have been confederating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been confederating
you will have been confederating
he/she/it will have been confederating
we will have been confederating
you will have been confederating
they will have been confederating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been confederating
you had been confederating
he/she/it had been confederating
we had been confederating
you had been confederating
they had been confederating
Conditional
I would confederate
you would confederate
he/she/it would confederate
we would confederate
you would confederate
they would confederate
Past Conditional
I would have confederated
you would have confederated
he/she/it would have confederated
we would have confederated
you would have confederated
they would have confederated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confederate - a supporter of the Confederate States of AmericaConfederate - a supporter of the Confederate States of America
Confederate soldier - a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War
Southerner - an American who lives in the South
admirer, booster, protagonist, supporter, champion, friend - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
2.confederate - someone who assists in a plotconfederate - someone who assists in a plot  
accessary, accessory - someone who helps another person commit a crime
3.confederate - a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)confederate - a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
decoy, steerer - a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
Verb1.confederate - form a group or uniteconfederate - form a group or unite; "The groups banded together"
unite, unify - act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
2.confederate - form a confederation with; of nations
unite, unify - act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
Adj.1.Confederate - of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the American Civil War; "Confederate soldiers"
southern - in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line; "southern hospitality"; "southern cooking"; "southern plantations"
2.confederate - united in a confederacy or leagueconfederate - united in a confederacy or league  
united - characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front"

confederate

noun
1. associate, partner, ally, colleague, accessory, accomplice, abettor The conspirators were joined by their confederates.
adjective
1. allied, federal, associated, combined, federated, in alliance We want a confederate Europe.

confederate

noun
1. One nation associated with another in a common cause:
2. One who is united in a relationship with another:
3. One who assists a lawbreaker in a wrongful or criminal act:
verb
To be formally associated, as by treaty:
Translations
مُتَواطِئ، شَريكٌ في جِنايَه
spojenecspolečník
forbundsfællemedsammensvoren
bandamaîur; vitorîsmaîur
konfederacija
līdzdalībniekslīdzzinātājs

confederate

A. [kənˈfedərɪt] ADJconfederado
B. [kənˈfedərɪt] N
1. (pej) (= accomplice) → cómplice mf
2. (US) (Hist) → confederado/a m/f
C. [kənˈfedəreɪt] VTconfederar
D. [kənˈfedəreɪt] VIconfederarse

Confederate

[kənˈfɛdərət] (US) n (HISTORY)Confédéré(e) m/f

confederate

[kənˈfɛdərət]
adjconfédéré(e)
n (pejorative)acolyte m

confederate

adj systemkonföderiert; nations alsoverbündet; the Confederate States (US Hist) → die Konföderierten Staaten von Amerika
n (Pol: = ally) → Verbündete(r) m, → Bündnispartner m, → Bundesgenosse m; (pej: = accomplice) → Komplize m (pej); the Confederates (US Hist) → die Konföderierten pl

confederate

[kənˈfɛdrɪt]
1. adjconfederato/a
2. n (pej) → complice m/f (Am) (History) → confederato

confederate

(kənˈfedərət) noun
a person who has agreed to work with others (eg on something dishonest). He and his confederates were found with stolen money in their possession.
conˈfederacy (-rəsi) plural conˈfederacies noun
a league or alliance (of states etc).
conˌfedeˈration noun
(the forming of) a league or alliance, especially of states etc.
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