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Definitions for military
ˈmɪl ɪˌtɛr imil·i·ta·ry

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

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. Brian Hook:

    Under the cover of the Syrian war, the IRGC is now trying to plant military roots in Syria and establish a new strategic base to threaten Syria's neighbors such as Israel, in Iraq, I can announce today, based on declassified US military reports, that Iran is responsible for the deaths of at least 608 American service members. This accounts for 17 percent of all deaths of US personnel in Iraq from 2003 to 2011. This death toll is in addition to the many thousands of Iraqis killed by the IRGC's proxies.

  2. Hassna Haj Ali:

    Our training camp is located in Jabel al Zawia in Idlib and we have been receiving military support from America to help fight Daesh in Aleppo and Idlib.

  3. Press Secretary Josh Earnest:

    There's nothing that's occurred in the last 24 hours that has caused the United States government to change our assessment of North Korea's technical and military capabilities.

  4. Luke Schneider:

    There’s very little out there for military and veterans, but there’s nothing for firefighters and paramedics who have been injured. That’s really what we’re going to be focused on.

  5. Bruce Bechtol:

    Russia has far less influence or leverage with North Korea than China does, and that's not because of the military stuff, it's purely because of money.

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