military

Ten, hut! So you'd like the definition of military? Yes, Sir! The adjective military is used to describe anything related to the armed forces or soldiers.

Stemming from the Latin word for "soldier," military is a word that goes hand in hand with war. It's the military that protects a country's interests, lead by generals and powered by brave soldiers. When used as an adjective, military describes anything that's related to, well, the military: salutes, campaigns, uniforms, etc.

DEFINITIONS OF: military

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n the military forces of a nation

“their military is the largest in the region”
“the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker”
Synonyms:
armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
Types:
military reserve, reserve
armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency
Type of:
force, personnel
group of people willing to obey orders

adj associated with or performed by members of the armed services as contrasted with civilians

military police”
Synonyms
expeditionary
(used of military forces) designed for military operations abroad
martial
of or relating to the armed forces
combatant
engaging in or ready for combat
noncombatant
member of armed forces whose duties do not include fighting as e.g. a chaplain or surgeon
Antonyms:
civilian
associated with civil life or performed by persons who are not active members of the military
civil
applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
noncombatant
used of civilians in time of war
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adj characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military

military uniforms”
Synonyms
militaristic
imbued with militarism
martial, soldierlike, soldierly, warriorlike
(of persons) befitting a warrior
martial, warlike
suggesting war or military life
Antonyms:
nonmilitary, unmilitary
not associated with soldiers or the military
unsoldierly
not conforming to military standards
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adj of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare

military law”
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