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

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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. Amikam Norkin:

    This is an opportunity for us to open a window for many countries to see Israel, its views, its history, its aerial capabilities, its military capabilities, and the high quality of its people, these new relationships will assist us in establishing our strategic infrastructure. They will improve Israel's strategic standing and its ability to operate in a legitimate manner, even during a crisis.

  2. Federica Mogherini:

    I ... call openly upon Russia to use its considerable influence over separatist leaders and to stop any form of military, political or financial support.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The core of my first budget blueprint is the rebuilding of our nation's military without adding to our federal deficit.

  4. Yale College:

    I really do believe deeply that ROTC needs to be back on campuses like ours so that our students can have a truly hands-on, active role in shaping the next military.

  5. Ammar Ali Khalil:

    I was the one who prepared the suicide vests and placed it on the person. I was also strategizing targets and operations. a top military commander in the Baghdad emirate would contact me that a suicide bomber is ready. The operation would be preplanned. I would receive them in locations close to Baghdad and either take them to our safe house or straight to the target.

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