Military synonyms

mĭl'ĭ-tĕr'ē
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Having arms (limbs) of a specified kind
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(Comparable) Characteristic of or befitting a warrior; having a military bearing; soldierly, soldierlike, warriorlike.
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Fighting or warring.
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Engaged in war or other conflict
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Ready or prepared to fight
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Of, like, or characteristic of a good soldier
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Belligerent; hostile.
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Given to fighting; disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious.
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Providing services, rather than goods
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(Obsolete) Of or relating to ships or shipping.
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Not civil.
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The military forces of a country.
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Soldiers considered as a group.
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Full of enterprise and initiative; bold and active; pushing
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Using the power of the military
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Showing or having the impulse to be combative.
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Relating to, characteristic of, or performed by troops
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Sports teams representing the United States Air Force Academy.
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Any large group joined together in some activity
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A highly mobile army unit using vehicular transport, such as light armor and helicopters.
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A small raiding force trained to operate inside territory held by the enemy
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The definition of a detachment is a separation, or a unit of troops with a special assignment.
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(Uncountable) The part of an army consisting of infantry soldiers, especially opposed to mounted and technical troops
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A council or small legislative body in a government, especially in Central or South America.
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(Often Legion or the Legion) A national organization or association of former servicemen, such as the American Legion, founded in 1919.
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Plural form of marine
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A nation's entire military organization for sea warfare and defense, including vessels, personnel, and shore establishments.
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(Mil.) A small group stationed at a distance from the main force in order to prevent an enemy surprise attack
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Troops trained and equipped to parachute into a combat area
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The brand name of a radar-controlled rapid fire 20mm Gatling-type machine gun, the Phalanx CIWS (pronounced see-wiz), deployed on U.S. Navy ships as a last line of defense against antiship cruise missiles.
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(Soccer) The defence, collectively the defenders.
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Plural form of reinforcement
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(Idiomatic) A group of people working towards a particular task, project, or activity, especially assigned in a particular capacity.
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That which is not related to the military, police or other uniformed profession
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the military forces of a nation
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The military resources of a belligerent country considered as a whole.
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Not military.
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the military forces of a nation
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Synonym Study

  • Warlike stresses the bellicose or aggressive nature or temperament that leads to war or results from preparations for war a warlike nation
  • Martial refers to something connected with or characteristic of war or armies, often specif. connoting pomp and display or discipline martial music, martial law
  • Military applies to anything having to do with armies or soldiers military uniforms, military police
Find another word for military. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for military, like: armed, martial, militant, fighting, combatant, soldierly, warlike, combative, army, service and naval.