What are the antonyms for DEFECTION?

Synonyms for DEFECTION

Usage Examples for DEFECTION

  1. When, however, the balance turned more decidedly against Napoleon, he grew bolder; and the news of York's defection, though it seriously embarrassed the Cabinet for the moment, practically decided it in favour of war with France. - "History of Modern Europe 1792-1878" by C. A. Fyffe
  2. 126 His defection, 159 His return, 161 His fishing tackle, 198 His dirty appearance at Al- Madinah, 290 His improved aspect, 294 Enraptured with Al- Madinah, ii. - "Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah" by Sir Richard Francis Burton