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Another word for renegade

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Noun
  1. A person who has defected

    See also:

    approach

Verb
  1. To abandon one's cause or party usually to join another

      1. To abandon one's religious faith, a political party, one's principles, or a cause.
      2. To become an apostate
      3. To give up or renounce one's position or belief.
      1. To abandon a position or association, often to join an opposing group:
      2. To forsake a party or cause, esp. so as to join the opposition
      3. To disown allegiance to one's country and take up residence in another:
      1. To forsake (someone or something that one ought not to leave); abandon
      2. To withdraw from, especially in spite of a responsibility or duty; forsake:
      3. To forsake one's duty or post, especially to be absent without leave from the armed forces with no intention of returning.
      1. To use evasions or subterfuge; equivocate
      2. To desert a cause, party, etc.; become a renegade; apostatize
      3. To change sides; apostatize.
      1. To present in a specified direction by rotating or pivoting:
      2. To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
      3. To divert or deflect:
      1. (Slang) To work as a scab laborer.
      2. (Slang) To reveal incriminating or embarrassing information about someone, especially to a person in authority:
      3. (Slang) To desert or betray a cause, movement, etc. as rats are reputed to desert a sinking ship

Another word for renegade

Noun
  1. A rebel

      1. (Archaic) A coward.
      2. A coward; craven
      3. Somebody who is recreant. A person who yields in combat, or is cowardly and faint-hearted.
      1. A person guilty of apostasy
      2. One who has abandoned one's religious faith, a political party, one's principles, or a cause.
      1. A person who professes a heresy; esp., a church member who holds beliefs opposed to church dogma
      2. A person who holds controversial opinions, especially one who publicly dissents from the officially accepted dogma of the Roman Catholic Church.
  2. A fugitive

    See also:

    refugee