apostate

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈpɒsteɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈpɑsteɪt, -tɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə postāt, -tit)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•pos•tate /əˈpɑsteɪt, -tɪt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a person who commits apostasy.

adj. 
  1. of or characterized by apostasy.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•pos•tate  (ə postāt, -tit),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a person who forsakes his religion, cause, party, etc.

adj. 
  1. of or characterized by apostasy.
ap•o•stat•i•cal•ly  (ə postāt, -tit),USA pronunciation adv. 
  • Greek apostátēs, equivalent. to aposta- (see apostasy) + -tēs noun, nominal suffix
  • Late Latin apostata
  • 1300–50; Middle English

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
apostate /əˈpɒsteɪt -tɪt/ n
  1. a person who abandons his religion, party, cause, etc
adj
  1. guilty of apostasy

apostatical /ˌæpəˈstætɪkəl/ adj
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