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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 ?
So he told another courtier to go to the Simpleton with the command that he and his comrades were instantly to eat up twelve oxen and twelve tons of bread.
They were not only fond of Vronsky in his regiment, they respected him too, and were proud of him; proud that this man, with his immense wealth, his brilliant education and abilities, and the path open before him to every kind of success, distinction, and ambition, had disregarded all that, and of all the interests of life had the interests of his regiment and his comrades nearest to his heart.
Jove, moreover, hid the brightness of their helmets in a thick cloud, for he had borne no grudge against the son of Menoetius while he was still alive and squire to the descendant of Aeacus; therefore he was loth to let him fall a prey to the dogs of his foes the Trojans, and urged his comrades on to defend him.
He had not thought of leaving--he had thought that the vision must last forever, that he had found comrades and brothers.
We found our socialist comrades confident, optimistic of their strength and of the things they would accomplish.
Meanwhile he continually tried to measure himself by his comrades.
It proved to be John Hoback, one of their lost comrades.
Even Stagg hath been asleep,' said the long comrade, nodding towards this person.
Comrade Ossipon was not afraid of strange women, and no feeling of false delicacy could prevent him from striking an acquaintance with a woman apparently very much intoxicated.
THE morning my comrade left me, as related in the narrative, he was accompanied by a large party of the natives, some of them carrying fruit and hogs for the purposes of traffic, as the report had spread that boats had touched at the bay.
said a comrade, who was on the staff that evening, to the officer of the Horse Guards, referring to Ermolov.
Life was a rose-lipped comrade With purple flowers dripping from her fingers.