communist Definition

  • 1a person who supports or believes in the principles of communism
  • 2relating to or advocating communism

Using communist: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "communist" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He is a communist and believes in a classless society.

  • Example

    The country has a communist government.

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    The party advocates for communist policies.

communist Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for communist

Antonyms for communist

Phrases with communist

  • a state in which the government controls all aspects of the economy and society, and there is no private ownership


    North Korea is a communist state.

  • a political party that advocates for communism


    The Communist Party of China is the ruling party in China.

  • a political pamphlet written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, outlining the principles of communism


    The Communist Manifesto was published in 1848.

Origins of communist

from French 'communiste', from Latin 'communis', meaning 'common'


Summary: communist in Brief

'Communist' [ˈkɒmjʊnɪst] refers to a person who supports or advocates for the principles of communism, or something that is related to or advocating communism. It is often used to describe a political party or government that follows communist ideology, as in 'The country has a communist government.' Other phrases include 'communist state,' 'communist party,' and 'communist manifesto.'

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