war cry, rallying cry, battle cry, cry, watchword(noun)
a slogan used to rally support for a cause
"a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"
password, watchword, word, parole, countersign(noun)
a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
"he forgot the password"
a prearranged reply to the challenge of a sentry or a guard; a password or signal by which friends can be known from enemies
a word used as a motto, as expressive of a principle or rule of action; a maxim, byword
a rallying cry
Origin: From waccheword, morphologically as .
a word given to sentinels, and to such as have occasion to visit the guards, used as a signal by which a friend is known from an enemy, or a person who has a right to pass the watch from one who has not; a countersign; a password
a sentiment or motto; esp., one used as a rallying cry or a signal for action
The numerical value of watchword in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of watchword in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We can note that this perfectly matches ISIS' watchword, which regularly calls for committing terrorist attacks on the French territory, and to precisely slit the throats of the nonbelievers, the beheading also precisely recalls this terrorist organization's modus operandi.
I think that the majority of Notre Dame students are committed to free speech and open dialogue on campus and that these protests are being driven by a very vocal minority who seek to disrupt the event, this is part of a larger trend of students who want to shut down ideas that Notre Dame students find disagreeable. The irony is that ‘ tolerance ’ is the watchword on campuses these days, yet only certain ideas are apparently worthy of being tolerated.
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