Definitions for warfareˈwɔrˌfɛər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

war•fareˈwɔrˌfɛər(n.)

  1. the process of military struggle between two nations or groups of nations; war.

    Category: Military

  2. armed conflict between two massed enemies, armies, or the like.

    Category: Military

  3. conflict, esp. when vicious and unrelenting, between competitors, political rivals, etc.

Origin of warfare:

1425–75; late ME werefare lit., a faring forth to war; see war1, fare

Princeton's WordNet

  1. war, warfare(noun)

    the waging of armed conflict against an enemy

    "thousands of people were killed in the war"

  2. war, warfare(noun)

    an active struggle between competing entities

    "a price war"; "a war of wits"; "diplomatic warfare"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. warfare(noun)ˈwɔrˌfɛər

    the activities and methods involved in fighting wars

    urban warfare tactics

Wiktionary

  1. warfare(Noun)

    The waging of war or armed conflict against an enemy

  2. warfare(Noun)

    Military operations of some particular kind e.g. guerrilla warfare

  3. warfare(Verb)

    To lead a military life; to carry on continual wars.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warfare(noun)

    military service; military life; contest carried on by enemies; hostilities; war

  2. Warfare(noun)

    contest; struggle

  3. Warfare(verb)

    to lead a military life; to carry on continual wars


Translations for warfare

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

warfare(noun)

fighting, as in a war

He refused to fight, because he has religious objections to warfare.

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