One who rejects a religion, cause, allegiance, or group for another; a deserter.
(Archaic) A coward.
A person who drifts or wanders about; vagabond
A person who goes over to the opposite side or party; traitor
The definition of a rat is a rodent with a lengthy tail, or is slang for a sneaky person.
(Ecclesiastical) One who disagrees or dissents; one who separates from the established religion.
A person who holds controversial opinions, especially one who publicly dissents from the officially accepted dogma of the Roman Catholic Church.
A person whose sexual habits are not considered acceptable.
One that catches or kills rats:
Any independent, esp. in politics
Adherent is defined as a person who follows something or someone, like an cause or a strong leader.
A person who is loyal; esp., one who supports the country's established government during times of revolt
The definition of a traitor is someone who betrays a country, cause or a friend.
The method used in dealing with or accomplishing:
Find another word for apostate. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for apostate, like: backslider, one of little faith, disloyal, renegade, deserter, traitor, defector, recreant, runagate, tergiversator and turncoat.