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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·fed·er·ate /-ˈfɛdəˌret/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·fed·er·ate a.
 1. United in a league; allied by treaty; engaged in a confederacy; banded together; allied.
 All the swords
 In Italy, and her confederate arms,
 Could not have made this peace.   --Shak.
 2. Amer. Hist. Of or pertaining to the government of the eleven Southern States of the United States which (1860-1865) attempted to establish an independent nation styled the Confederate States of America; as, the Confederate congress; Confederate money.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·fed·er·ate, n.
 1. One who is united with others in a league; a person or a nation engaged in a confederacy; an ally; also, an accomplice in a bad sense.
    He found some of his confederates in gaol.   --Macaulay.
 2. Amer. Hist. A name designating an adherent to the cause of the States which attempted to withdraw from the Union (1860-1865).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·fed·er·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Confederated p. pr. & vb. n. Confederating ] To unite in a league or confederacy; to ally.
    With these the Piercies them confederate.   --Daniel.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·fed·er·ate, v. i. To unite in a league; to join in a mutual contract or covenant; to band together.
    By words men . . . covenant and confederate.   --South.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the
             Civil War; "Confederate soldiers"
      2: united in a confederacy or league [syn: allied, confederative]
      n 1: a supporter of the Confederate States of America
      2: someone who assists in a plot [syn: collaborator, henchman,
          partner in crime]
      3: a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan
         (especially an unethical or illegal plan) [syn: accomplice]
      v 1: form a group or unite; "The groups banded together" [syn: band
      2: form a confederation with; of nations