Comrade meaning

kŏmrăd, -rəd
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A friend; close companion.
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The definition of a comrade is a friend or someone who shares interests with another.

An example of a comrade is a best friend.

An example of comrades are two people in the same book club.

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A fellow socialist, communist or other very politically leftist person.

Hello, comrade. Are you going to the CCP meeting?

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A Communist; esp., a fellow Communist.
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A fellow member of a group, especially a fellow member of the Communist Party.
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A person who shares interests and activities in common with others; partner; associate.
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A companion in battle; fellow soldier.
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A person who shares one's interests or activities; a friend or companion.
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A title, functionally similar to "Mr.", "Mrs.", "Miss", "Ms." etc, in left-wing circles.

Comrade Lenin inspired our people to undertake great works.

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Origin of comrade

  • French camarade from Old French roommate from Old Spanish camarada barracks company, roommate from camara room from Late Latin camera chamber

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From late Middle English comered, from Middle French camarade, from Spanish camarada or Italian camerata, from Medieval Latin *camarata, from Latin camara, camera (“a chamber”); see chamber. Compare camaraderie.

    From Wiktionary