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Noun
/ˈtrēzən/,
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treasons, plural;
  1. The crime of betraying one's country, esp. by attempting to kill the sovereign or overthrow the government
    • - they were convicted of treason
  2. The action of betraying someone or something
    • - doubt is the ultimate treason against faith
  3. The crime of murdering someone to whom the murderer owed allegiance, such as a master or husband


  1. a crime that undermines the offender's government
  2. disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
  3. treachery: an act of deliberate betrayal
  4. (treasonist) traitor: someone who betrays his country by committing treason
  5. (treasonous) faithless: having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor; "the faithless Benedict Arnold"; "a lying traitorous insurrectionist"
  6. Treason is the last album by progressive rock band, Gryphon, originally released in 1977 by Harvest, catalogue number SHSP 4063.
  7. Treason (Προδοσία) is a 1964 Greek drama film directed by Kostas Manoussakis. It was entered into the 1965 Cannes Film Festival.
  8. A Planet Called Treason (1979) is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card. It was originally published by St Martin's Press and Dell Publishing Co. After being heavily revised, the book was republished under the title Treason (1988) by St. Martin's Press.
  9. Under the law of the United Kingdom, high treason is the crime of disloyalty to the sovereign amounting to an intention to undermine their authority, or the attempt to do so. ...
  10. The crime of betraying one’s government; Providing aid and comfort to the enemy
  11. Crime committed against one's country. Espionage or spying for an enemy nation is treasonous.
  12. A crime against the government of a country. When citizens of a country try to set up their own government and get rid of the government in power, they are often charged with treason.
  13. A betrayal by a citizen of their loyalty to the State or its ruler, for example by spying on the government or handing over secret government documents to an enemy, particularly in wartime
  14. A serious crime committed against the state or the monarch.
  15. violation by subject of his allegiance to sovereign e.g. compassing or intending sovereign's death, levying war against him or adhering to his enemies.
  16. A violation of the allegiance owed by somebody to his or her own country, for example, by helping an enemy.
  17. an attempt or desire to overthrow and replace the head of government to which one owes allegiance
  18. n [ME tresoun. fr. OF traison, fr. ML tradition-, traditio, fr. L, act of handing over, fr. traditus, pp. ...
  19. the crime of trying to weaken or take over the government.
  20. The crime of a U.S. citizen helping an enemy of the United States.
  21. The highest crime of civil nature to which a person can be guilty of. An attempt to overthrow the government of a state or country. The betraying of a state or country into the hands of a foreign power.
  22. betrayal of trust or faith.
  23. The levying of war against the United States, or the giving of aid and comfort to the nation's enemies.