Pronunciation of Colleague
/kˈɒliːɡ/, /kˈɒliːɡ/, /k_ˈɒ_l_iː_ɡ/

Antonyms for colleague:

enemy, opponent, antagonist, foe.

Synonyms for colleague:

Sense 1

counterpart, workmate, copartner, predecessor, opposite number.

Sense 2

affiliate, successor, subordinate, stablemate, compeer, collaborator, coequal.

Sense 3


Sense 4

equal, equivalent.

Sense 5


Sense 6


Sense 8


Other synonyms and related words:

compeer, fellow worker, feller, buster, boyfriend, chap, consort, cohort, fella, counterpart, blighter, coequal, peer, cuss, subordinate, young man, beau, workfellow, attendant, relief, swain, henchman, confederate, gent, superior, junior, helper, follower, confrere, affiliate, predecessor, accessory, workmate, lad, coadjutor, equal, collaborator, copartner, equivalent.

Sense 1 (noun)

counterpart, workmate, superior, subordinate, relief, opposite number, junior.

Sense 2 (noun)

compeer, peer, coequal, equivalent, equal.

Sense 3 (noun)

cohort, affiliate, copartner.

assistant (noun)

fellow worker, helpmate, coadjutor, helper.

associate (noun)


associate, fellow worker (noun)

cohort, compeer, chum, companion, workmate, coadjutor, crony, assistant, ally, helper, confrere, confederate, partner, teammate, collaborator, co-worker, buddy, friend, pal, comrade.

colleague (noun)

confrere, workfellow, co-worker, fellow worker, fellow.

confederate (noun)

ally, accomplice, supporter, assistant, abettor, associate.

follower (noun)


friend (noun)

company, mate, comrade, fellow, teammate, roommate, schoolmate, companion, brother, cousin, friend, intimate, partner, Familiar, playmate, confidant, buddy, crony, acquaintance, sister, chum, classmate, pal, co-worker, amigo.

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