HyperDic: treason

English > 3 senses of the word treason:
NOUNacttreason, high treason, lese majestya crime that undermines the offender's government
attributetreason, subversiveness, traitorousnessdisloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
acttreason, treachery, betrayal, perfidyan act of deliberate betrayal
treason > pronunciation
Soundstriy'zahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > treason: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA crime that undermines the offender's government.
Synonymshigh treason, lese majesty
Broadercrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Spanishalta traición, lesa majestad, traición
Catalanalta traïció, lesa majestat, traïció
Adjectivestreasonoushaving the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor / traitor
Nounstreasonistsomeone who betrays his country by committing treason
English > treason: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningdisloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior.
Synonymssubversiveness, traitorousness
NarrowerbetrayalThe quality of aiding an enemy / enemy
BroaderdisloyaltyThe quality of being disloyal
Spanishtraición
Catalantraïció
Adjectivestreasonoushaving the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor / traitor
Nounstreasonistsomeone who betrays his country by committing treason
English > treason: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn act of deliberate betrayal.
Synonymstreachery, betrayal, perfidy
Narrowerdouble cross, double-crossingAn act of betrayal
selloutAn act of betrayal
Broaderdishonesty, knaverylack of honesty
Spanishperfidia, traición
Catalanperfídia, traïció
Nounstreasonistsomeone who betrays his country by committing treason

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