- Present participle of confederate.
Variant of confederate
- united in a confederacy or league
- ☆ of the Confederacy
Origin of confederateMiddle English confederat ; from Late Latin confoederatus, past participle of confoederare, to unite by a league ; from foedus, a league: see faith
- a person, group, nation, or state united with another or others for a common purpose; ally; associate
- an associate in an unlawful act or plot; accomplice
- ☆ any Southern supporter of the Confederacy