What does Warfare mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. war, warfarenoun

    the waging of armed conflict against an enemy

    "thousands of people were killed in the war"

  2. war, warfarenoun

    an active struggle between competing entities

    "a price war"; "a war of wits"; "diplomatic warfare"


  1. warfarenoun

    The waging of war or armed conflict against an enemy

  2. warfarenoun

    Military operations of some particular kind e.g. guerrilla warfare

  3. warfareverb

    To lead a military life; to carry on continual wars.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warfarenoun

    military service; military life; contest carried on by enemies; hostilities; war

    Etymology: [War + OE. fare a journey, a passage, course, AS. faru. See Fare, n.]

  2. Warfarenoun

    contest; struggle

    Etymology: [War + OE. fare a journey, a passage, course, AS. faru. See Fare, n.]

  3. Warfareverb

    to lead a military life; to carry on continual wars

    Etymology: [War + OE. fare a journey, a passage, course, AS. faru. See Fare, n.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. warfare

    Military service; military life; war; hostilities; contest carried on by enemies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Warfare in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Warfare in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Warfare in a Sentence

  1. John McCain:

    One year into this campaign, it seems impossible to assert that (Islamic State) is losing and that we are winning. And if you're not winning in this kind of warfare, you are losing.

  2. Glyn Davies:

    This demonstrates that the administration's guerilla war against American diplomats... has now become open warfare, clearly Marie Yovanovitch decided, given what had happened to Marie Yovanovitch, that it was necessary... to rebuke Marie Yovanovitch own commander in chief and his appointees.

  3. Democratic Leader Harry Reid:

    He is allowing himself and his committee to be manipulated by the Republican leader for narrow, partisan warfare. He is taking his orders from the Republican leader and, sadly, Donald Trump, donald Trump on this issue, when asked about it, his words were three: 'Delay, delay, delay.' Grassley must have been listening.

  4. Mike Campisi:

    We came to the realization that we can do AAW(anti-air warfare) with baseline 5. That opened up a world of potential for concept of operations for the Navy –for fleet defense and area defense strategies.

  5. Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher:

    He's fought every major enemy of United States. He is a righteous and noble individual, i think this whole thing is disgusting. I want responsibility to be claimed by Naval Special Warfare.

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    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    • A. affront
    • B. abide
    • C. transpire
    • D. denudate

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