from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A member of a confederacy; an ally.
- noun One who assists in a plot; an accomplice. synonym: partner.
- noun A supporter of the Confederate States of America.
- adjective United in a confederacy; allied.
- adjective Of or having to do with the Confederate States of America.
- transitive & intransitive verb To form into or become part of a confederacy.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To unite in a league or alliance; join in a mutual contract or covenant.
- To cause to unite in a league; ally.
- United in a league; allied by compact or treaty; engaged in a confederacy; leagued; pertaining to a confederacy.
- Specifically [capitalized] Pertaining to the Confederate States of America: as, the Confederate government or army.
- noun One who is united or banded with another or others in a compact or league; a person or nation engaged in a confederacy; an ally; an associate; an accomplice.
- noun Specifically A citizen or subject of one of a number of confederated states; specifically (with a capital), a citizen or soldier of any one of the southern States of the American Union which formed the Confederate States of America, who participated in or sympathized with the attempt to destroy the Union by secession and the prosecution of the civil war.
- noun Synonyms Friend, Companion, etc. (see
associate), accomplice, accessory, abetter, fellow-conspirator.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective United in a league; allied by treaty; engaged in a confederacy; banded together; allied.
- adjective (Amer. Hist.) Of or pertaining to the government of the eleven Southern States of the United States which (1860-1865) attempted to establish an independent nation styled the Confederate States of America.
- transitive verb To unite in a league or confederacy; to ally.
- noun One who is united with others in a league; a person or a nation engaged in a confederacy; an ally; also, an accomplice in a bad sense.
- noun (Amer. Hist.) A name designating an adherent to the cause of the States which attempted to withdraw from the Union (1860-1865).
- intransitive verb To unite in a league; to join in a mutual contract or covenant; to band together.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun a member of a confederacy
- noun an
accomplicein a plot
- noun psychology An actor who participates in a psychological experiment pretending to be a subject but in actuality working for the researcher (also known as a 'stooge').
- adjective of, relating to, or united in a
banded together; allied.
- verb To combine into a confederacy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America
- adjective of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the American Civil War
- verb form a group or unite
- noun someone who assists in a plot
- adjective united in a confederacy or league
- noun a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)
- verb form a confederation with; of nations
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Using the term confederate is code for white supremacy and putting those of color in their place.
I agree with Kevin the confederate is part of american history it is 1/2 of the civil war.
Our driver was dressed in confederate grey and when going by the old slave market he corrected our mis-informed northern minds.
How do you neglect to mention slavery in confederate history month?
Himself and Dr. Le Guise, as he called his confederate, had labored hard and, with the assistance of old Hagar, had put the rooms in proper condition for the occupancy of a lunatic.
When in confederate uniform, Jasper’s costumes were fine; however, some of his more modern costumes reminded me of Mister Rogers in a few scenes.
Mr. Bunch was instructed to communicate to the persons exercising authority in the so-called confederate States, the desire of those governments that certain articles of the declaration of Paris should be observed by them in their hostilities (!) _ But regarding the other statement, I as frankly say, Her Majesty's government have not recognized, and are not prepared to recognize, the so-called confederate
The army and the Government are supported exclusively by force, by seizing the crops of the farms and planters, and using them for the benefit of the so-called confederate government.
As soon as the servant had departed, Jaspar called his confederate from his concealment.
I never dreamed that Clancy and his confederate were the thieves: I never believed the money was taken until after Hayne received it.