from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The waging of war against an enemy; armed conflict.
- n. Military operations marked by a specific characteristic: guerrilla warfare; chemical warfare.
- n. A state of disharmony or conflict; strife: constant spousal warfare in the household.
- n. Acts undertaken to destroy or undermine the strength of another: political warfare.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The waging of war or armed conflict against an enemy
- n. Military operations of some particular kind e.g. guerrilla warfare
- v. To lead a military life; to carry on continual wars.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Military service; military life; contest carried on by enemies; hostilities; war.
- n. Contest; struggle.
- intransitive v. To lead a military life; to carry on continual wars.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A warlike or military expedition; military operations; hostilities; war; armed contest.
- n. Figuratively, any contest, struggle, or strife.
- To carry on warfare or engage in war; contend; struggle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an active struggle between competing entities
- n. the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
Middle English : warre, war; see war + fare, journey (from Old English faru, from faran, to journey; see fare).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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