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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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