HyperDic: informant

English > 2 senses of the word informant:
NOUNperson informant, sourcea person who supplies information
person informant, witness, witnessersomeone who sees an event and reports what happened
informant > pronunciation
Soundsihnfao'rmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > informant: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who supplies information.
Synonymsource
Narrowerinformer, betrayer, rat, squealer, blabberOne who reveals confidential information in return for money
leakerA surreptitious informant
passive sourceAn informant who is not assigned to obtain specific intelligence but who routinely passes on whatever information he or she has
whistle blower, whistle-blower, whistleblowerAn informant who exposes wrongdoing within an organization in the hope of stopping it
BroadercommunicatorA person who communicates with others
Spanishfuente, informador, informante
Catalanfont, informador, informant
Verbsinformimpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
English > informant: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who sees an event and reports what happened.
Synonymswitness, witnesser
Narrowerattester, attestantsomeone who affirms or vouches / vouches for the correctness or truth or genuineness of something
testifier, deponent, deposerA person who testifies or gives a deposition
Broaderperceiver, percipient, observer, beholderA person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
speaker, talker, utterer, verbalizer, verbalisersomeone who expresses in language
Spanishinformante, testigo
Catalaninformant, testimoni
Verbsinformimpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to

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