jehad

Definitions of jehad
1

n a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal

Synonyms:
jihad
Type of:
nisus, pains, strain, striving
an effortful attempt to attain a goal

n a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels

Synonyms:
international jihad, jihad
Type of:
war, warfare
the waging of armed conflict against an enemy

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.