Apostate and Follower


Apostate noun - A person who abandons a cause or organization usually without right.
Usage example: an apostate from communism, he later became one of its harshest critics

Follower is an antonym for apostate.


Follower noun - One who follows the opinions or teachings of another.
Usage example: the followers of Gandhi have spread his philosophy of nonviolence all over the world

Apostate is an antonym for follower.

Nearby Words: follow, following, followed

How words are described

unthinking unthinking apostate unthinking follower
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