from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An advocate of socialism.
  • noun A member of a political party or group that advocates socialism.
  • adjective Of, promoting, or practicing socialism.
  • adjective Of, belonging to, or constituting a socialist party or political group.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who advocates socialism.
  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of socialism or its advocates; relating to or favoring socialism: as, a socialist writer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or of the nature of, socialism.
  • noun One who advocates or practices the doctrines of socialism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism.
  • noun One who practices or advocates socialism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective advocating or following the socialist principles
  • noun a political advocate of socialism


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