What does Military mean?

Definitions for Military
ˈmɪl ɪˌtɛr iMil·i·tary

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine(adj)

    the military forces of a nation

    "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

  2. military(adj)

    of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare

    "military law"

  3. military(adj)

    characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military

    "military uniforms"

  4. military(adj)

    associated with or performed by members of the armed services as contrasted with civilians

    "military police"

Wiktionary

  1. military(Noun)

    Armed forces.

    He spent six years in the military.

    Etymology: From militaire, from militarius, from militis.

  2. military(Noun)

    U.S. armed forces in general, including the Marine Corps.

    It's not the job of the military to make policy.

    Etymology: From militaire, from militarius, from militis.

  3. military(Adjective)

    Characteristic of members of the armed forces.

    Etymology: From militaire, from militarius, from militis.

  4. military(Adjective)

    Relating to armed forces such as the army, marines, navy and air force (often as distinguished from civilians or police forces).

    Etymology: From militaire, from militarius, from militis.

  5. military(Adjective)

    Relating to war.

    Etymology: From militaire, from militarius, from militis.

  6. military(Adjective)

    Relating to armies or ground forces.

    Etymology: From militaire, from militarius, from militis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Military(adj)

    of or pertaining to soldiers, to arms, or to war; belonging to, engaged in, or appropriate to, the affairs of war; as, a military parade; military discipline; military bravery; military conduct; military renown

    Etymology: [L. militaris, militarius, from miles, militis, soldier: cf. F. militaire.]

  2. Military(adj)

    performed or made by soldiers; as, a military election; a military expedition

    Etymology: [L. militaris, militarius, from miles, militis, soldier: cf. F. militaire.]

  3. Military(noun)

    the whole body of soldiers; soldiery; militia; troops; the army

    Etymology: [L. militaris, militarius, from miles, militis, soldier: cf. F. militaire.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. military

    Pertaining to soldiers, to arms, or to war; having to do with the affairs of war; as, a military parade or appearance; military discipline. Engaged in the service of soldiers or arms; as, a military man. Warlike; becoming a soldier; as, military bravery, military virtue. Derived from the service or exploits of a soldier; as, military renown. Conformable to the customs or rules of armies or militia; as, the conduct of the officer was not military. Performed or made by soldiers; as, a military election.

  2. military

    The whole body of soldiers; soldiery; militia; the army.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Military' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #874

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Military' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3179

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Military' in Adjectives Frequency: #105

How to pronounce Military?

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How to say Military in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Military in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Military in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Military in a Sentence

  1. Amy McGrath:

    While each of our experiences are unique, as a woman in the military, I had to repeatedly fight the establishment during my 20-year career, no one needs to convince me of the urgency to address the issues of equal pay and equal justice, affordable health care for all, real action on voting rights, and ending the corrosive grip that corporate special interests have on our federal government.

  2. Ayesha Siddiqa:

    They've understood that the economy is important for having a strong military, control of the economy also gives the military a handle over expanding their business interests.

  3. Simon Darwen:

    The role is written how Hemingway would have liked to have been seen. The womanizing and drinking, that's true, but the action, the military stuff it's a 'Boy's Own' portrayal, rawlings is a guy who is very jaded and very tired and his job is taking a toll on him. But there is love for Dorothy. He convinces himself he can't have her and his work, so he makes the choice. To be so awful to her so that she pushes him away.

  4. Hank Steinberg:

    The Navy has been incredibly supportive and excited, we had a big premiere in Washington, D.C., where thousands of military people showed up. The Secretary of the Navy [Ray Mabus] himself has been to our set and actually recorded a cameo. It's the episode where they find the message that was buried in the files of the White House. The guy who's playing the Secretary of the Navy, is the real Secretary of the Navy.

  5. The Pentagon report:

    Civilian research could support a strengthened Chinese military presence in the Arctic Ocean, which could include deploying submarines to the region as a deterrent against nuclear attacks.

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