Exile vs Apostate - What's the difference?

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Exile is a related term of apostate.


As nouns the difference between exile and apostate

is that exile is exile (someone in exile) while apostate is a person who has renounced a religion or faith.

As adjectives the difference between exile and apostate

is that exile is exiled, in exile while apostate is guilty of apostasy.

As a verb exile

is .

exile

English

Noun

(wikipedia exile) (en noun)
  • The state of being banished from one's home or country.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Let them be recalled from their exile .
  • Someone who is banished from one's home or country.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Thou art an exile , and thou must not stay.

    Synonyms

    * (the state) banishment * (the person) expatriate, expat

    Derived terms

    * internal exile

    Verb

    (exil)
  • To send into exile.
  • * Tennyson
  • Exiled from eternal God.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Calling home our exiled friends abroad.

    Synonyms

    * banish

    Anagrams

    * ----

    apostate

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Guilty of apostasy.
  • We must punish this apostate priest.
  • * Milton
  • So spake the apostate angel.
  • * Steele
  • A wretched and apostate state.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who has renounced a religion or faith.
  • (Roman Catholicism) One who, after having received sacred orders, renounces his clerical profession.
  • Synonyms

    * deconvert * recreant * withersake

    See also

    * heretic