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

- a person who commits treason is known in law as a traitor. oran's dictionary of the law (1983) defines treason as ' a citizen 's
- traitor is a 2008 american spy thriller film, based on an idea by steve martin who is also an executive producer. it is written and
- in chinese culture, a hanjian (han-chien) is a derogatory and pejorative term for a race traitor to the han chinese nation or state, and
- traitor is a 2002 novel by matthew stover in the new jedi order series, which is set in the star wars universe . it is the fourteenth
- triple agent date january 2010 a double agent, or double secret agent , is a counterintelligence term used to designate an employee of a
- someone who betrays others is commonly called a traitor or betrayer. betrayal is also a commonly used literary element and is often
- traitor is a bbc television drama written by dennis potter and directed by alan bridges , which featured in the play for today series
- 'traitor' is the 29th episode of the supermarionation television series captain scarlet and the mysterons . it was first broadcast in the
- 'traitor' is the 20th episode of the first season of the cw television series the secret circle , and the series' 20th episode overall.
- the destruction of his equipment sent traitor to the sun, which blocked him from the dead star energy that he needed to survive eventually