HyperDic: socialist

English > 2 senses of the word socialist:
NOUNperson socialista political advocate of socialism / socialism
ADJECTIVEallsocialist, socialisticadvocating or following the socialist principles
socialist > pronunciation
Soundssow'shahlahst; sow'shahlihst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
abortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > socialist: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningadvocating or following the socialist principles.
Example"socialistic government"
NarrowercollectiveSet up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government
collectivist, collectivistic, collectivized, collectivised, state-controlledSubscribing to the socialistic doctrine of ownership by the people collectively
See alsoleftOf or belonging to the political or intellectual left
Oppositecapitalistic, capitalistfavoring / favoring or practicing capitalism
Nounssocialista political advocate of socialism / socialism
English > socialist: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA political advocate of socialism / socialism.
InstancesCastro, Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro RuzCuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)
Engels, Friedrich Engelssocialist who wrote the Communist Manifesto with Karl Marx in 1848 (1820-1895)
Haywood, Big Bill Haywood, William Dudley HaywoodUnited States labor leader and militant socialist who was one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (1869-1928)
Proudhon, Pierre Joseph ProudhonFrench socialist who argued that property is theft (1809-1865)
Thomas, Norman Thomas, Norman Mattoon ThomasUnited States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
NarrowerFabianA member of the Fabian Society in Britain
MenshevikA Russian member of the liberal minority group that advocated gradual reform and opposed the Bolsheviks before and during the Russian ... / Russian Revolution
collectivist, leftist, left-wingerA person who belongs to the political left
communist, commieA socialist who advocates communism / communism
internationalistA member of a socialist or communist international
Broaderpolitician, politico, pol, political leaderA person active in party politics
Spanishizquierdista, socialista
Catalanesquerrà, socialista
Adjectivessocialistadvocating or following the socialist principles
Nounssocialisma political theory advocating state ownership of industry
socialisman economic system based on state ownership of capital

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