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foe

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noun \ˈfō\

Simple Definition of foe

  • : an enemy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of foe

  1. 1 :  one who has personal enmity for another

  2. 2 a :  an enemy in war b :  adversary, opponent

  3. 3 :  one who opposes on principle <a foe of needless expenditures>

  4. 4 :  something prejudicial or injurious

Examples of foe in a sentence

  1. Many considered him a foe of democracy.

  2. Her ability was acknowledged by friend and foe alike.



Origin and Etymology of foe

Middle English fo, from Old English fāh, from fāh, adjective, hostile; akin to Old High German gifēh hostile


First Known Use: before 12th century


FOE

abbreviation

Definition of FOE

  1. Fraternal Order of Eagles





FOE Defined for Kids

foe

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noun \ˈfō\

Definition of foe for Students

  1. :  an enemy of a person or a country





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