Apostate vs Ratter - What's the difference?

apostate | ratter |


As adjectives the difference between apostate and ratter

is that apostate is guilty of apostasy while ratter is right; modern swedish .

As nouns the difference between apostate and ratter

is that apostate is a person who has renounced a religion or faith while ratter is .

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

    ratter

    English

    Alternative forms

    * rattener (rare)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anything which catches rats, especially a dog trained to catch them; a rat terrier.
  • One who rats; a traitor; a deserter.
  • Anagrams

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