Synonyms of renegade
deserterDictionary • He was a renegade - a traitor.
deserter • He was a deserter from the army.
rebel • She had been a rebel at school.
betrayer • a traitor and betrayer
runaway • a teenage runaway
traitor • Some say he's a traitor to the working class.
defector • Turkey granted asylum to defectors from Communist countries.
turncoat • His one-time admirers now accused him of being a turncoat.
apostate • He was an early apostate, leaving the party last year.
backslider • I've never heard of him punishing a backslider.
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apostateAn apostate is someone who has abandoned their religious faith, political loyalties, or principles.
• He was an early apostate, leaving the party last year.
• I've never heard of him punishing a backslider.
betrayerIf you betray someone who loves or trusts you, your actions hurt and disappoint them. (noun)
• a traitor and betrayer
Thesaurus for renegade from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person who deserts his or her cause or faith for another; apostate; traitor