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Synonyms for military

Synonyms for (noun) military

Synonyms: military, military machine, armed forces, armed services, war machine Definition: the military forces of a nation Usage: their military is the largest in the region; the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

Similar words: force, personnel Definition: group of people willing to obey orders Usage: a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens

Synonyms for (adjective) military

Synonyms: military Definition: associated with or performed by members of the armed services as contrasted with civilians Usage: military police

Similar words: expeditionary Definition: (used of military forces) designed for military operations abroad Usage: the French expeditionary force in Indochina

Similar words: martial Definition: of or relating to the armed forces Usage: martial law

Similar words: combatant Definition: engaging in or ready for combat

Similar words: noncombatant Definition: member of armed forces whose duties do not include fighting as e.g. a chaplain or surgeon

Synonyms: military Definition: characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military Usage: military uniforms

Similar words: militaristic Definition: imbued with militarism

Similar words: martial, soldierlike, soldierly, warriorlike Definition: (of persons) befitting a warrior Usage: a military bearing

Similar words: warlike, martial Definition: suggesting war or military life