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1. war

noun. ['ˈwɔr'] the waging of armed conflict against an enemy.

Synonyms

  • action
  • hot war
  • information warfare
  • civil war
  • battle
  • limited war
  • BW
  • psychological warfare
  • jehad
  • engagement
  • world war
  • warfare
  • combat
  • chemical warfare
  • aggression
  • biologic attack
  • conflict
  • armed combat
  • military action
  • jihad
  • bioattack
  • international jihad
  • war of nerves
  • biological warfare
  • IW
  • chemical operations
  • fight

Antonyms

  • dormant
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word war


1. Noun, singular or mass
Athletes and heroes of war as well as politicians would often wear such a headpiece to indicate their status.

Quotes containing the word war


1. Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war.
- B. H. Liddell Hart

2. The most terrible fear that anybody should have is not war, is not a disease, not cancer or heart problems or food poisoning - it's a man or a woman without a sense of humor.
- Jonathan Winters

3. I hope to stay unemployed as a war photographer till the end of my life.
- Robert Capa

2. tug-of-war

noun. any hard struggle between equally matched groups.

Synonyms

  • battle
  • conflict

Antonyms

  • defend
  • agreement
  • keep

3. man-of-war

noun. a warship intended for combat.

Synonyms

  • combat ship
  • ship of the line
  • sailing warship
  • war vessel

4. war-torn

adjective. laid waste by war.

Synonyms

  • war-worn

Antonyms

  • undamaged
  • saved

5. war-worn

adjective. laid waste by war.

Synonyms

  • war-torn

Antonyms

  • undamaged
  • saved

6. war-ridden

adjective. engaged in war.

Synonyms

  • unpeaceful
  • warring
  • belligerent

Antonyms

  • unaggressive
  • calm
  • amicable
  • nonviolent

Etymology

  • -ridden (English)
  • war (English)
  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. war

noun. ['ˈwɔr'] a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply.

Synonyms

  • antagonism
  • proxy war
  • hostility
  • state of war

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • keep
  • compatibility
  • defend

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. war

noun. ['ˈwɔr'] an active struggle between competing entities.

Synonyms

  • warfare
  • drug war
  • trench warfare
  • conflict
  • battle

Antonyms

  • non-involvement
  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • friendliness

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. war

noun. ['ˈwɔr'] a concerted campaign to end something that is injurious.

Synonyms

  • effort
  • movement
  • crusade
  • cause
  • campaign

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • stabilisation
  • stabilization

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. war

verb. ['ˈwɔr'] make or wage war.

Synonyms

  • take arms
  • take up arms
  • blitzkrieg
  • go to war
  • fight
  • contend

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • agree
  • refrain
  • disclaim

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))
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