What does Corps mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Corps.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. corps, army corps(noun)

    an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support

  2. corps(noun)

    a body of people associated together

    "diplomatic corps"

Wiktionary

  1. corps(Noun)

    A battlefield formation composed of two or more divisions.

    Etymology: From corps, from corpus.

  2. corps(Noun)

    An organized group of people united by a common purpose.

    Etymology: From corps, from corpus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corps

    the human body, whether living or dead

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. corpus body. See Corpse.]

  2. Corps

    a body of men; esp., an organized division of the military establishment; as, the marine corps; the corps of topographical engineers; specifically, an army corps

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. corpus body. See Corpse.]

  3. Corps

    a body or code of laws

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. corpus body. See Corpse.]

  4. Corps

    the land with which a prebend or other ecclesiastical office is endowed

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. corpus body. See Corpse.]

Freebase

  1. Corps

    A corps is either a large military formation composed of two or more divisions, or an administrative grouping of troops within an armed force with a common function such as Artillery or Signals representing an arm of service. Corps may also refer to a particular unit or a particular branch of service, such as the United States Marine Corps, the Corps of Royal Marines, the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, or the Corps of Commissionaires. The military term was subsequently adopted for public service organizations with a paramilitary command structure, volunteer public service organizations, such as the Peace Corps, various ambulance corps, some NGOs, and other civic volunteer organizations. Due to this use of the term, it has also spread to some other civic or volunteer organizations that lack the paramilitary structure.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Corps

    kōr, n. a division of an army forming a tactical unit—usually Corps d'armée, or army corps:—pl. Corps (kōrz).—Corps de ballet, the company of ballet dancers at a theatre; Corps de garde, the body of soldiers stationed on guard, their station, a guard-house; Corps diplomatique, the whole diplomatic staff at a particular capital. [Fr., from L. corpus.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. CORPS

    A big bunch of fighters. (Dist. bet. cores found in apples and corps found in arms).

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. corps

    Any body of troops acting under one commander.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. corps

    A body of men; especially a body of troops; an organized part or division of an army.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Corps' in Nouns Frequency: #2746

Anagrams for Corps »

  1. sproc

  2. crops

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How to say Corps in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Corps in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Corps in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Corps in a Sentence

  1. Jim Bridenstine:

    The American space program is coming back. It's coming back with a vengeance, we all love Apollo. But in the Artemis program we go to the moon sustainably, and this time we have a very diverse, highly qualified astronaut corps that includes women.

  2. El Dorado:

    [ T ] Donald Trump local Fish and Wildlife Service... [ said ] that the likely impact on endangered species is not sufficient to stop this project, if you focus on facts, the facts are that the Army Corps of Engineers made a decision on the facts under the law.

  3. Jon Davis:

    Right now I can't imagine wanting to cut back on the buy, because right now I'm replacing a greater number of F-18s, Harriers and Prowlers, this is going to be a great airplane for the Marine Corps and the nation.

  4. The Marine:

    Data collected and lessons learned during OT-1 will lay the groundwork for F-35B deployments aboard U.S. Navy amphibious carriers now that the U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B Lightning II aircraft reached initial operational capability (IOC) on July 31, 2015.

  5. Khan Wasey:

    Three terrorists belonging to LeJ have been killed in an armed clash with Frontier Corps and intelligence personnel.

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