Meaning of confederate

con•fed•er•ate

Pronunciation: (adj., n.kun-fed'ur-it, -fed'ritv.kun-fed'u-rāt&sec), [key]
— 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: the Confederate army.
—n.
  1. a person, group, nation, etc., united with others in a confederacy; an ally.
  2. an accomplice, esp. in a mischievous or criminal act.
  3. (cap.)a supporter of the Confederate States of America.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to unite in a league, alliance, or conspiracy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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