- a person who shares in one's activities, occupation, etc.; companion, associate, or friend.
- a fellow member of a fraternal group, political party, etc.
- a member of the Communist Party or someone with strongly leftist views.
Origin of comrade
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Examples from the Web for comradeship
A certain sense of comradeship and loyalty has been hard-wired since these women were young girls.The Ageist Attack on Hillary
July 1, 2013
Kitty laughed merrily at this, and Yates laughed also, for his sense of comradeship was strong.In the Midst of Alarms
They knew, through the comradeship of all Bohemia, exactly what she meant.Meadow Grass
Considerations of sex should not interfere with comradeship.Alarms and Discursions
G. K. Chesterton
Thus it was that an intimacy, a sort of comradeship, had sprung up among the three.Doctor Pascal
Towards these the soldier-workman will have no tender feelings, no sense of comradeship.Another Sheaf
- an associate or companion
- a fellow member of a political party, esp a fellow Communist or socialist
Word Origin and History for comradeship
1590s, "one who shares the same room," from Middle French camarade (16c.), from Spanish camarada "chamber mate," originally "chamberful," from Latin camera (see camera). In Spanish, a collective noun referring to one's company. In 17c., sometimes jocularly misspelled comrogue. Related: Comradely; comradeship.