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.

  2. military(Noun)

    U.S. armed forces in general, including the Marine Corps.

    It's not the job of the military to make policy.

  3. military(Adjective)

    Characteristic of members of the armed forces.

  4. military(Adjective)

    Relating to armed forces such as the army, marines, navy and air force (often as distinguished from civilians or police forces).

  5. military(Adjective)

    Relating to war.

  6. military(Adjective)

    Relating to armies or ground forces.

  7. Origin: 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

  2. Military(adj)

    performed or made by soldiers; as, a military election; a military expedition

  3. Military(noun)

    the whole body of soldiers; soldiery; militia; troops; the army

  4. Origin: [L. militaris, militarius, from miles, militis, soldier: cf. F. militaire.]

Editors Contribution

  1. military

    An official government department with the authority and legal authorization to use the members and personnel of an army, navy, police or airforce in a peaceful manner to create mutual harmony, peace, respect, tolerance, understanding and unity between people in the country, state or nation they are employed by or in unity or agreement with other countries or nations.

    Some governments require special legal authorization before they can use the military organizations to work in partnership with other countries as per legal agreements or treaties.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on March 6, 2016  
  2. military

    The act or process of using the members and personnel of an army, navy, policy or airforce to use their experience and skill in a peaceful manner to create mutual harmony, peace, respect, tolerance, understanding and unity between people in the country, state or nation they are employed by or with other countries or nations.

    Military personnel and members aspire to create peace, harmony, respect, tolerance, understanding and unity between the people of the country they represent and between other countries or nations.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on March 6, 2016  

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. Keith Ludwig:

    We’re a military family.

  2. Latin Proverb:

    Love is a kind of military service.

  3. Barack Obama:

    No matter how powerful our military.

  4. Richard Aboulafia:

    This will mostly be a military show.

  5. Ayesha Siddiqa:

    The military has taken a front seat.

Images & Illustrations of military

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