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apostate Explained

apostate at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

apostate at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] formal someone who has stopped believing in a religion or supporting a political party//

apostate at Spanish => English Of Explained:

ity, loyal

APOSTATE at English => English (devils) Of Explained:

ikebu4 yi1 er2 zu2by no means an isolated case
numerousbu4 yi1 zhi4 zi4inconsistent phonogram(s)bu4 san1 bu4 si4dubious
neither one thing nor the other
neither fish nor fowl

apostate at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

70 Moby Thesaurus words for "apostate":
Sabbath-breaker, atheist, atheistic, backslider, backsliding,
blasphemer, blasphemous, bolter, collaborationist, collaborative,
collaborator, convert, defector, degenerate, demurrer, deserter,
disloyal, dissenter, dissentient, dissident, faithless, fallen,
fallen from grace, fifth columnist, impious, irreligious,
irreverent, lapsed, mugwump, nonconformist, objector, opinionist,
opposition voice, profanatory, profane, proselyte, protestant,
protester, quisling, rat, recidivist, recidivistic, recreant,
recusant, renegade, renegado, renegate, reversionist, runagate,
sacrilegious, sacrilegist, schismatic, seceder, secessionist,
sectarian, sectary, separatist, strikebreaker, tergiversant,
tergiversating, tergiversator, traitor, traitorous, treasonable,
treasonous, turnabout, turncoat, turntail, unbeliever, undutiful

Apostate at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Apostate \A*pos"tate\, n. [L. apostata, Gr. ?, fr. ?. See
1. One who has forsaken the faith, principles, or party, to
which he before adhered; esp., one who has forsaken his
religion for another; a pervert; a renegade.

2. (R. C. Ch.) One who, after having received sacred orders,
renounces his clerical profession.

Apostate \A*pos"tate\, a.
Pertaining to, or characterized by, apostasy; faithless to
moral allegiance; renegade.

So spake the apostate angel. --Milton.

A wretched and apostate state. --Steele.

Apostate \A*pos"tate\, v. i. [L. apostatare.]
To apostatize. [Obs.]

We are not of them which apostate from Christ. --Bp.

apostate at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : not faithful to religion or party or cause
n : a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or
religion or political party or friend etc. [syn: {deserter},
{renegade}, {turncoat}, {recreant}, {ratter}]

apostate at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » LL. Inter: term » apostata, from Inter: etyl » grc|en Inter: term » ἀποστασία||defection, revolt|tr=apostasia|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, from Inter: term » ἀφίστημι||I withdraw, revolt|tr=aphistēmi|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, from Inter: term » ἀπό||from|tr=apo|lang=grc|sc=polytonic + Inter: term » ἵστημι||I stand|tr=histēmi|lang=grc|sc=polytonic


Inter: en-adj » -
  • Guilty of apostasy.
    1. : We must punish this apostate priest.


      Inter: en-nou » n

  • A person who has renounced a religion or faith.

    Related terms

    * apostasy
    • apostatical


      * deconvert
    • recreant


      Inter: trans-top » person who renounces a faith
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|مرتد|tr=murtadd|sc=Arab
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|вероотстъпник
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: 變節者, 变节者 (bianjie-zhe)
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|odpadlík|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|luopio
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|apostate
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αποστάτης|m|tr=apostátis

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|trúníðingur|m
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|apostata|m|f
  • Japanese: 背信者 (haishin-sha)
  • Korean: 배교자 (baegyoja)
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|отступник|m|tr=otstúnik
  • Slovak: odpadlík {{m}}, odpadlíčka {{f}}
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|apóstata|m|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * heretic

    External links

    * Inter: pedialite » Apostasy
    Category: Category:en:Religion -



    apostate {{f}}
  • Inter: plural of » apostata|lang=it

  • Translation: et » apostate
    Translation: el » apostate
    Translation: fr » apostate
    Translation: ko » apostate
    Translation: io » apostate
    Translation: ku » apostate
    Translation: hu » apostate
    Translation: mg » apostate
    Translation: my » apostate
    Translation: no » apostate
    Translation: ps » apostate
    Translation: pl » apostate
    Translation: ru » apostate
    Translation: ta » apostate
    Translation: te » apostate
    Translation: vi » apostate
    Translation: zh » apostate