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Meaning of TRAITOR

Pronunciation:  'treytur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who says one thing and does another
  2. [n]  someone who betrays his country by committing treason

TRAITOR is a 7 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: betrayer, double-crosser, double-dealer, treasonist, two-timer
 See Also: Arnold, beguiler, Benedict Arnold, cheat, cheater, collaborationist, collaborator, criminal, crook, deceiver, felon, fifth columnist, Judas, malefactor, outlaw, quisling, saboteur, slicker, traitress, trickster



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Trai"tor\, n. [OE. traitour, OF. tra["i]tor,
    tra["i]teur, F. tre[^i]tre, L. traditor, fr. tradere,
    traditum, to deliver, to give up or surrender treacherously,
    to betray; trans across, over + dare to give. See {Date}
    time, and cf. {Betray},{Tradition}, {Traditor}, {Treason}.]
    1. One who violates his allegiance and betrays his country;
       one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust,
       delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or
       place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or
       body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also,
       one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or
       one who aids an enemy in conquering his country. See
             O passing traitor, perjured and unjust! --Shak.
    2. Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a
       betrayer. ``This false traitor death.'' --Chaucer.
  2. \Trai"tor\, a.
    Traitorous. [R.] --Spenser. Pope.
  3. \Trai"tor\, v. t.
    To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive. [Obs.] ``
    But time, it traitors me.'' --Lithgow.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are or accused of being a traitor means unfavorable situations and little pleasure for you. Seeing a traitor in your dream indicates that you rivals are doing their best to distress you.