Renegade is defined as someone who rejects one religion or group for another.noun
An example of a renegade is someone who leaves the Republican Party and joins the Independent Party.
The definition of renegade is disloyal or relates to leaving one group and joining another.adjective
An example of renegade people are those who leave one political movement and join the opposing movement.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a person who abandons one religion for another; apostate
- a person who abandons a party, movement, etc. and goes over to the other side; traitor; turncoat
Origin: Sp renegado, pp. of renegar, to deny < ML renegare < L re-, again + negare, to deny (see negation); the word replaces ME renagat < ML renegatus, pp. of renegare
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- One who rejects a religion, cause, allegiance, or group for another; a deserter.
- An outlaw; a rebel.
Origin: 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.