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  • 1 Treasonable — Trea son*a*ble, a. Pertaining to treason; consisting of treason; involving the crime of treason, or partaking of its guilt. [1913 Webster] Most men s heads had been intoxicated with imaginations of plots and treasonable practices. Clarendon.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 treasonable — index faithless, false (disloyal), perfidious, recreant, untrue Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 treasonable — [trē′zənə bəl] adj. of, having the nature of, or involving treason; traitorous treasonably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 treasonable — [[t]tri͟ːzənəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Treasonable activities are criminal activities which someone carries out with the intention of helping their country s enemies or removing its government using violence. They were brought to trial for treasonable… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 treasonable — also trea.son.ous adjective a treasonable offence can be punished as treason: a treasonable act against the head of state …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 treasonable — adjective Date: 14th century relating to, consisting of, or involving treason < treasonable words > • treasonably adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 treasonable — trea|son|a|ble [ triznəbl ] adjective if something is treasonable, the law considers it to be treason …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 treasonable — adjective treasonable offenses against the king Syn: traitorous, treasonous, treacherous, disloyal; seditious, subversive, mutinous, rebellious; literary perfidious Ant: loyal …

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  • 9 treasonable — treason (also high treason) ► NOUN ▪ the crime of betraying one s country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government. DERIVATIVES treasonable adjective treasonous adjective. ORIGIN Old French treisoun, from Latin… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 treasonable — treasonably, adv. /tree zeuh neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. of the nature of treason. 2. involving treason; traitorous. [1325 75; ME tresonabill. See TREASON, ABLE] * * * …

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  • 11 treasonable — adjective involving, or constituting treason Syn: seditious, traitorous …

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  • 12 treasonable — Synonyms and related words: Judas like, Trojan horse, apostate, betraying, breakaway, collaborative, degenerate, disloyal, double crossing, extreme, extremistic, factious, faithless, fifth column, insurgent, insurrectionary, mutineering, mutinous …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 treasonable — see treasonous * * * see treasonous …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 treasonable — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Involving or constituting treason: seditious, traitorous, treasonous. See TRUST …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 treasonable — trea·son·a·ble || trɪːznÉ™bl adj. of or related to treason, concerning betrayal or breach of faith …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 treasonable — [ tri:z(ə)nəb(ə)l] adjective (of an offence or offender) punishable as treason or as committing treason. Derivatives treasonably adverb …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17 treasonable — a. Treacherous, traitorous, disloyal …

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  • 18 treasonable — adj 1. treasonous, seditious, subversive, insurrectionary. See traitorous(def. 2). 2. traitorous, perfidious, disloyal, treacherous. See traitorous(def. 1) …

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  • 19 treasonable — trea·son·able …

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  • 20 treasonable — UK [ˈtriːz(ə)nəb(ə)l] / US [ˈtrɪz(ə)nəb(ə)l] adjective considered to be treason by the law …

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