Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
treason

trea·son

treason

 
pronunciation:
tri zn
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition: the betrayal of one's country, esp. by waging war against it or aiding its enemies with strategic information.
They were arrested as spies for the other side and charged with treason.A person who has been found guilty of treason is called a traitor.
synonyms:
treachery
antonyms:
allegiance, loyalty
similar words:
apostasy, conspiracy, insurgence, insurrection, mutiny, rebellion, revolt, revolution, sedition, subversion
Word Explorer
See
  country, war