armed forces

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of armed forces

  1. the combined army, air force, and navy of a nation our nation's armed forces are stationed throughout the world Synonyms colors, military, service, troops Related 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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