Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun faction

2 senses of faction

Sense 1
cabal, faction, junto, camarilla -- (a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue)
       => clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp -- (an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose)

Sense 2
faction, sect -- (a dissenting clique)
       => clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp -- (an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose)

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