What does Military mean?

Definitions for Military
ˈmɪl ɪˌtɛr iMil·i·ta·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineadjective

    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. militaryadjective

    of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare

    "military law"

  3. militaryadjective

    characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military

    "military uniforms"

  4. militaryadjective

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

    "military police"

Wiktionary

  1. militarynoun

    Armed forces.

    He spent six years in the military.

    Etymology: From militaire, from militarius, from militis.

  2. militarynoun

    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. militaryadjective

    Characteristic of members of the armed forces.

    Etymology: From militaire, from militarius, from militis.

  4. militaryadjective

    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. militaryadjective

    Relating to war.

    Etymology: From militaire, from militarius, from militis.

  6. militaryadjective

    Relating to armies or ground forces.

    Etymology: From militaire, from militarius, from militis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Militaryadjective

    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. Militaryadjective

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

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

  3. Militarynoun

    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

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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. Rex Tillerson:

    We're using large sticks, and that is what they need to understand. This pressure campaign is putting -- is having its bite on North Korea, its revenue streams. It's having a bite on its military programs.

  2. Harris Faulkner:

    The road to get to this point, has never been just about my race, ethnicity, culture or any of the immutable or unchangeable demographics. The main ingredients are critically more powerful than that.I was born and raised on military bases across the US and even Stuttgart, Germany. I am the daughter of an amazing officer’s wife and kindergarten teacher and social worker whose family was a mix of Haitian and Native American. And I’m the daughter of a military combat pilot who came from the sticks of east Texas.My parents taught me that our skin color and hair texture will always identify us to people who choose only to see that. But, we must work hard to ensure our success reflects our individual gifts, diversity of thought and experience.

  3. Simon Coveney:

    This isn’t a time to increase military activity and tension in the context of what’s happening with and in Ukraine.

  4. Navy Capt. Danny Hernandez:

    There have been repeated incidents over the last year where Russian military aircraft have come close enough to other air and sea traffic to raise serious safety concerns, and we are very concerned with any such behavior.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    So the bottom line is, while a NATO no-fly zone seems to be a bridge too far for me and the administration, there is bipartisan support for sending a package that includes fighter jets and air defense systems to the Ukraine immediately, so that we can have a Ukrainian no-fly zone manned by Ukrainian pilots and manned by missile systems in the hands of the Ukrainian military.

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