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military

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of military

  1. 1 of or relating to the armed services <the colonel testified that revealing any more information would have required giving away military secrets> Synonyms martial, service Related Words naval; GI, gladiatorial, mercenary, soldierly; militant, militarist, militaristic, warlike; enlisted, regular; paramilitary Near Antonyms civil, civilian Antonyms nonmilitary

  2. 2 of, relating to, or suitable for war or a warrior <after returning from the war, the college president very unsuccessfully tried to impose military discipline on the students> Synonyms martial, soldierlyRelated Words aggressive, bellicose, combative, contentious, guerrilla, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent, warlike; belligerent, militant, militarist, militaristic, warring; antagonistic, argumentative, fierce, gladiatorial, hot-tempered; mercenaryNear Antonyms civil, civilian, nonmilitary; conciliatory, nonviolent, pacific, peaceable, peaceful; affable, amiable, amicable, benevolent, complaisant, cordial, easygoing, friendly, genial, good-natured, gracious, ingratiating, obligingAntonyms unsoldierly




military

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of military

  1. the combined army, air force, and navy of a nation <some would insist that the military's budget is still inadequate> Synonyms colors, armed forces, service, troopsRelated Words GIs (or GI's), men-at-arms, rank and file, servicemen, servicewomen, soldiers, soldiery; force; militia, reserves; armor, defense; gendarmerie (or gendarmery)Near Antonyms civilians, noncombatants




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