What does warfare mean?

Definitions for warfare
ˈwɔrˌfɛərwar·fare

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

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"

Wiktionary

  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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Numerology

  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. Hanan Yadin:

    I am not sure that anyone can stop this completely, this is a warfare game, psychological warfare – to instill fear and intimidation among the targets. It is also an effective and cheap tool to instigate and to recruit.

  2. Lucretius:

    Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains, with no part of yours in peril.

  3. Anders Fogh Rasmussen:

    There is a high probability that he will intervene in the Baltics to test NATO's Article 5, putin knows that if he crosses the red line and attacks a Nato ally, he will be defeated. Let us be quite clear about that. But he is a specialist in hybrid warfare.

  4. Tamara Lawrence:

    What Admiral Green is focused on is his responsibility as commander of special warfare, and part of that responsibility is ensuring the good order and discipline of his force.

  5. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    Chemical weapons continue to pose a threat in Syria and Iraq, iSIL has also used toxic chemicals in Iraq and Syria, including the blister agent Sulfur Mustard. ( It's) the first time an extremist group has produced and used a chemical warfare agent in an attack since Aum Shinrikyo used sarin in Japan in 1995.

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