Synonyms for colleague

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kol-eeg
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkɒl ig

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Définition of colleague

Origin :
  • 1530s, from Middle French collègue (16c.), from Latin collega "partner in office," from com- "with" (see com-) + leg-, stem of legare "to choose" (see legate). So, "one chosen to work with another," or "one chosen at the same time as another."
  • noun associate, fellow worker
Example sentences :
  • Besides, as he said to a colleague, "If we did not dissolve we would be showing the white feather."
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • Once place my colleague on the other side, You'd say, This lawyer should be deified!
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, Issue 10, Saturday, June 4, 1870 » by Various
  • He had approximately as many men at his disposal as his colleague—about 250,000.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) » by Various
  • With that, Vagualame held out his hand to his colleague, Juve!
  • Extract from : « A Nest of Spies » by Pierre Souvestre
  • She was luckier than her colleague La Rouche, who was far too good-natured with people.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • He praised the vigour and the greatness of the speech they had heard from their colleague Moreau.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • "I'd rather have a quieter sort of colleague," said Conway, dryly.
  • Extract from : « Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) » by Charles James Lever
  • His colleague in the county is with us; has he any influence over the Knight?
  • Extract from : « The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • "Oh, don't inconvenience the Count," interposed his colleague.
  • Extract from : « The Daltons, Volume II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • It was for this that I arraigned my colleague, and that I intend to arraign him.
  • Extract from : « The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes » by James Quay Howard

Antonyms for colleague

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