Definition of Traitor. Meaning of Traitor. Synonyms of Traitor

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Definition of Traitor

Traitor
Traitor 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 Treason. O passing traitor, perjured and unjust! --Shak. 2. Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer. ``This false traitor death.' --Chaucer.
Traitor
Traitor Trai"tor, a. Traitorous. [R.] --Spenser. Pope.
Traitor
Traitor Trai"tor, v. t. To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive. [Obs.] `` But time, it traitors me.' --Lithgow.

Meaning of Traitor from wikipedia

- for other uses, see treason (disambiguation) or traitor (disambiguation). in law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more extreme acts
- publication of the same name, see race traitor (publication). for the metalcore band, see racetraitor. race traitor is a pejorative reference to a person
- the traitor may refer to: the traitor (novel), a guy walters novel the traitor (play), a caroline era stage play written by james shirley the traitor (1936
- for the film adaptation, see our kind of traitor (film). our kind of traitor is a novel published in 2010 by the british novelist john le carré about
- 'theme of the traitor and the hero' (original spanish title: 'tema del traidor y del héroe') is a short story by argentinian writer jorge luis borges
- 'traitor' is the 29th episode of the supermarionation television series captain scarlet and the mysterons. it was first broadcast in the united kingdom
- 'one of us is a traitor' is a story arc that was published by dc comics, and presented in adventure comics #346-347 (july–august 1966). it was written
- rary the traitor is a dungeons & dragons sourcebook and module for the world of greyhawk campaign setting. the work details the empire of the renegade
- traitor is a bbc television drama written by dennis potter and directed by alan bridges, which featured in the play for today series on 14 october 1971