American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A person who shares one's interests or activities; a friend or companion.
- n. A fellow member of a group, especially a fellow member of the Communist Party.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An intimate associate in occupation or friendship; a close companion; a fellow; a mate.
- n. Synonyms Friend, Companion, etc. See associate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A mate, companion, or associate.
- n. used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement
- n. a friend who is frequently in the company of another
- n. a fellow member of the Communist Party
- From late Middle English comered, from French camerade, from Italian camerata, from Medieval Latin *camarata, from Latin camara, camera ("a chamber"); see chamber. Compare camaraderie. (Wiktionary)
- French camarade, from Old French, roommate, from Old Spanish camarada, barracks company, roommate, from camara, room, from Late Latin camera; see chamber. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This arrangement suits the prisoners of war, but as their comrade is unable to mend, they would like the woman, who previously did this job, to take it on again.”
“Although the word comrade has the etymological derivatives from the Spanish “camarada” or in English “chamber mate”, which would insinuate a relationship between us that exists beyond the platonic one.”
“I have been berating myself so much for the desk situation, so having a comrade is nice.”
“We use the word comrade as soldiers speak about their fellow combatants as comrades-in-arms, amafela ndawonye.”
“The Eskimo looked at Johnny's regulation army shoes as he said the word comrade, but made no comment.”
“P: But they call their comrade and he took and hamstrung (her).”
“My comrade is English, I am Irish," said Ludar, "and unless we have food forthwith, we are not even that.”
“Putting on a look of injured innocence, he called his comrade Harry to corroborate what he had said.”
“Whereupon she called a comrade from the book storehouse management and they both went off to the book storehouse to get my book.”
“You’re allowed to say FBI’s Hi-Tech Manhunt for Fugitive Marine or Marine may have used slain comrade’s ATM card in a headline – you are not allowed to say Mexican may have used slain comrade’s ATM card or FBI’s Hi-Tech Manhunt for Fugitive Mexican in a headline – the public doesn’t have the right to know”
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