renegade(redirected from renegadely)
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1. One who rejects a religion, cause, allegiance, or group for another; a deserter.
2. An outlaw; a rebel.
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.
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]
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.
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|Noun||1.||renegade - someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw|
|2.||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
|Verb||1.||renegade - break with established customs|
|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"