renegade

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ren·e·gade

 (rĕn′ĭ-gād′)
n.
1. One who rejects a religion, cause, allegiance, or group for another; a deserter.
2. An outlaw; a rebel.
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling a renegade; traitorous.
intr.v. ren·e·gad·ed, ren·e·gad·ing, ren·e·gades
To become a deserter or an outlaw.

[Spanish renegado, from Medieval Latin renegātus, past participle of renegāre, to deny : Latin re-, re- + Latin negāre, to deny; see ne in Indo-European roots.]

renegade

(ˈrɛnɪˌɡeɪd)
n
1.
a. a person who deserts his or her cause or faith for another; apostate; traitor
b. (as modifier): a renegade priest.
2. any outlaw or rebel
[C16: from Spanish renegado, from Medieval Latin renegāre to renounce, from Latin re- + negāre to deny]

ren•e•gade

(ˈrɛn ɪˌgeɪd)

n.
1. a person who deserts a party or cause for another.
2. an apostate from a religious faith.
adj.
3. of or like a renegade; traitorous.
[1575–85; < Sp renegado < Medieval Latin renegātus, n. use of past participle of renegāre to desert, renege]

renegade

- First referred to a person who abandons one religion for another.
See also related terms for religion.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.renegade - someone who rebels and becomes an outlawrenegade - someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw
defector, deserter - a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)
2.renegade - a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.renegade - a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
quitter - a person who gives up too easily
Verb1.renegade - break with established customs
dissent, protest, resist - express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
Adj.1.renegade - having deserted a cause or principle; "some provinces had proved recreant"; "renegade supporters of the usurper"
disloyal - deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle; "disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers"

renegade

noun
1. deserter, rebel, betrayer, dissident, outlaw, runaway, traitor, defector, mutineer, turncoat, apostate, backslider, recreant (archaic) He was a renegade - a traitor.
adjective
1. traitorous, rebel, dissident, outlaw, runaway, rebellious, unfaithful, disloyal, backsliding, mutinous, apostate, recreant (archaic) The renegade policeman supplied details of the murder.

renegade

noun
A person who has defected:
Informal: rat.
verb
To abandon one's cause or party usually to join another:
Slang: rat.
Idioms: change sides, turn one's coat.
Translations

renegade

[ˈrenɪgeɪd]
A. ADJrenegado
B. Nrenegado/a m/f

renegade

[ˈrɛnɪgeɪd] nrenégat(e) m/f

renegade

nRenegat(in) m(f), → Abtrünnige(r) mf
adjabtrünnig

renegade

[ˈrɛnɪˌgeɪd] n (pej) → rinnegato/a