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