warfare

  • 1Warfare — refers to the conduct of conflict between opponents, and usually involves escalation of aggression from the proverbial war of words between politicians and diplomats to full scale armed conflicts, waged until one side accepts defeat or peace… …

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  • 2Warfare — Обложка издания игры Разработчик …

    Википедия

  • 3Warfare — War fare , n. [War + OE. fare a journey, a passage, course, AS. faru. See {Fare}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Military service; military life; contest carried on by enemies; hostilities; war. [1913 Webster] The Philistines gathered their armies… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Warfare — War fare , v. i. To lead a military life; to carry on continual wars. Camden. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5Warfare —    Warfare appeared to have been endemic in the Nile Valley during the Predynastic Period until the unification of Egypt under Narmer, who is depicted with his captives. Military expeditions are known to have taken place into Nubia, notably under …

    Ancient Egypt

  • 6warfare — index belligerency, campaign, fight (battle), outbreak, strife Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7warfare — mid 15c., from WAR (Cf. war) + fare (see FARE (Cf. fare) (n.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8warfare — [n] armed conflict armed struggle, arms, battle, blows, campaigning, clash, combat, competition, contest, counterinsurgency, discord, emulation, fighting, hostilities, military operation, passage of arms, rivalry, strategy, strife, striving,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9warfare — ► NOUN ▪ engagement in or the state of war …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10warfare — [wôr′fer΄] n. 1. the action of waging war; armed conflict 2. conflict or struggle of any kind …

    English World dictionary

  • 11warfare — /wawr fair /, n. 1. the process of military struggle between two nations or groups of nations; war. 2. armed conflict between two massed enemies, armies, or the like. 3. conflict, esp. when vicious and unrelenting, between competitors, political… …

    Universalium

  • 12warfare — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ open ▪ Rivalry between football fans developed into open warfare. ▪ conventional, modern ▪ biological, chemical, germ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13warfare — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of war Nouns 1. warfare, state of war, fighting, hostilities, act of war; war, combat, aggression; arms, force of arms, the sword, dogs of war; appeal to arms; baptism of fire, ordeal of battle;… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14WARFARE —    The evidence for Etruscan warfare can be built up out of literary, iconographic, and archaeological information. The most secure information derives from archaeology, which has produced the evidence of funerary remains (arms and armor) and… …

    Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • 15Warfare — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Warfare >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 warfare warfare Sgm: N 1 fighting fighting &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 hostilities hostilities Sgm: N 1 war war arms the sword Sgm: N 1 Mars …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16warfare — war|fare [ˈwo:feə US ˈwo:rfer] n [U] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: war + fare going, journey ] 1.) the activity of fighting in a war used especially when talking about particular methods of fighting ▪ the realities of modern warfare… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17warfare — noun (U) 1 a word meaning the activity of fighting in a war, used especially when talking about particular methods of fighting: nuclear/chemical/trench warfare: the terrible prospect of large scale nuclear warfare | guerrilla warfare (=warfare by …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18warfare — [[t]wɔ͟ː(r)feə(r)[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft supp N Warfare is the activity of fighting a war. ...the threat of chemical warfare. 2) N UNCOUNT: oft supp N Warfare is sometimes used to refer to any violent struggle or conflict. Much of the violence is …

    English dictionary

  • 19WARFARE —    Violent confrontations between groups of people usually arise from disputes over access to resources such as water, game, and exploitable territories. While there is little evidence from the prehistoric period for organized military action,… …

    Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • 20warfare — war|fare [ wɔr,fer ] noun uncount 1. ) the activity of fighting a war: an area troubled by constant warfare a ) fighting in which a particular type of weapon is used: nuclear/chemical/biological warfare 2. ) fighting or serious disagreement… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English