Student Thesaurus

One entry found for confederation.
Entry Word: confederation
Function: noun
Text: 1 an association of persons, parties, or states for mutual assistance and protection <the small nations formed a confederation out of self-defense> -- see CONFEDERACY
2 the state of having shared interests or efforts (as in social or business matters) <the big-budget movie was produced by the studio in confederation with another in order to lower the risk> -- see ASSOCIATION 1