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1. informant

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfɔrmənt'] a person who supplies information.

Synonyms

  • whistleblower
  • communicator
  • betrayer
  • source
  • blabber
  • whistle blower
  • rat
  • leaker
  • whistle-blower
  • informer
  • squealer

Antonyms

  • lay witness
  • expert witness
  • sink
  • nonworker

Etymology

  • informans (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Informant

  • self-dormant
  • storment
  • norment
  • dormant

Example sentences of the word informant


1. Noun, singular or mass
Not everyone who has information will go on to become an informant.

2. Adjective
An informant must provide law enforcement reliable information that can be corroborated by another witness.

2. informant

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfɔrmənt'] someone who sees an event and reports what happened.

Synonyms

  • observer
  • verbalizer
  • deponent
  • percipient
  • perceiver
  • verbaliser
  • witness
  • witnesser
  • utterer
  • deposer
  • testifier
  • speaker
  • talker
  • beholder
  • attestant

Etymology

  • informans (Latin)
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