at war

Definition of at war

  1. :  engaged in a war :  fighting <Local politicians were at war with one another over the vacant seat.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations

    :  a period of such armed conflict

    :  state of war

  1. :  to be in active or vigorous conflict

    :  to engage in warfare

  1. :  worse

  1. :  worst, overcome


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