What does Warfare mean?

Definitions for Warfareˈwɔrˌfɛər

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. war, warfare(noun)

    the waging of armed conflict against an enemy

    "thousands of people were killed in the war"

  2. war, warfare(noun)

    an active struggle between competing entities

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


  1. warfare(Noun)

    The waging of war or armed conflict against an enemy

  2. warfare(Noun)

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

  3. warfare(Verb)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warfare(noun)

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

  2. Warfare(noun)

    contest; struggle

  3. Warfare(verb)

    to lead a military life; to carry on continual wars

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

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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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ovid:

    Love is a kind of warfare.

  2. John Burroughs:

    Life is a struggle, but not a warfare.

  3. Keenan Reynolds:

    Got my first choice, Information Warfare!

  4. Piet Chielens:

    It is a new element in warfare. It is indiscriminate.

  5. Author Unknown:

    The greatest paradox of them all is to speak of "civilized warfare."

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