Pronunciation: (kom'rad, -rid), [key]
1. a person who shares in one's activities, occupation, etc.; companion, associate, or friend.
2. a fellow member of a fraternal group, political party, etc.
3. a member of the Communist party or someone with strongly leftist views.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.