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. Stephen Ellis:

    If we create a whole new branch of the military, the Trumps Space Force secretary would also have all attendant staff and overhead, plus dozens of generals, officers, and staff, except we already have the Air Force Space Command, while the Navy and the Army also already have their own space-related operations.

  2. Magnus Ranstorp:

    The violence is becoming more focused at specific groups, Jewish targets, military targets, police targets, and they are using complex multiple armed assaults that are just as effective and much easier to do than explosive devices.

  3. The LNA:

    The air force took part for the first time in the military operations, it conducted a very successful operation to secure the airport road (to city center).

  4. Mikey Weinstein:

    That is still a Christian Bible, it is still promoting -- particularly in the surrounding aspect of the POW-MIA remembrance, one of the most sacred things you could do in the military -- one faith over another faith.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    We take all shootings very seriously. Obviously when you have an attack on a U.S. military facility, then we have to make sure that we have all the information necessary to make an assessment in terms of how this attack took place and what further precautions we can take in the future.

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