What are some opposite words for army?

Antonyms for army
ˈɑr miarmy

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term army.


  1. armynoun

    host, hereEtymology 2, ferdEtymology 1

  2. armynoun

    A large, highly organized military force, concerned mainly with ground (rather than air or naval) operations

    The army was sent in to quell the uprising.

    host, hereEtymology 2, ferdEtymology 1

  3. armynoun

    The governmental agency in charge of a state's army.

    The army opposed the legislature's involvement.

    ferdEtymology 1, hereEtymology 2, host

  4. armynoun

    A large group of people working toward the same purpose.

    It took an army of accountants to uncover the fraud.

    hereEtymology 2, host, ferdEtymology 1

  5. armynoun

    A large group of social animals working toward the same purpose.

    Our house is being attacked by an army of ants.

    hereEtymology 2, ferdEtymology 1, host

  6. armynoun

    Any multitude

    On sunny days the beaches draw armies of tourists of all kinds.

    hereEtymology 2, host, ferdEtymology 1

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. army

    An army is an organized body of men armed for war, ordinarily considerable in numbers, always independent in organization so far as not to be a constituent part of any other command. Organization, unity, and independence, rather than numbers are the essentials of an army. We speak of the invading army of Cortes or Pizarro, tho either body was contemptible in numbers from a modern military standpoint. We may have a little army, a large army, or a vast army. Host is used for any vast and orderly assemblage; as, the stars are called the heavenly host. Multitude expresses number without order or organization; a multitude of armed men is not an army, but a mob. Legion (from the Latin) and phalanx (from the Greek) are applied by a kind of poetic license to modern forces; the plural legions is preferred to the singular. Military is a general word for land-forces; the military may include all the armed soldiery of a nation, or the term may be applied to any small detached company, as at a fort, in distinction from civilians. Any organized body of men by whom the law or will of a people is executed is a force; the word is a usual term for the police of any locality.

    armament, array, force, forces, host, legions, military, multitude, phalanx, soldiers, soldiery, troops

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. army

    fewness, a small number, individual, paucity, single person

    troops, soldiery, legion, soldiers, military, phalanx, host, multitude

Princeton's WordNet

  1. army, regular army, ground forcesnoun

    a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state

    regular army, ground forces

  2. armynoun

    a large number of people united for some specific purpose

    regular army, ground forces

  3. United States Army, US Army, U. S. Army, Army, USAnoun

    the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare

    regular army, ground forces, the States

How to use army in a sentence?

  1. Judge Benitez:

    Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment, firearms deemed as' assault weapons' are fairly ordinary, popular, modern rifles.

  2. Randy Bockenstedt:

    We have supported the U.S. Army and coalition forces in providing this specialized training since 2010, we are honored to be able to continue this partnership and contribute to strengthening the Afghan national security forces.

  3. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    To exclude from positions of trust and command all those below the age of 44 would have kept Jefferson from writing the Declaration of Independence, Washington from commanding the Continental Army, Madison from fathering the Constitution, Hamilton from serving as secretary of the treasury, Clay from being elected speaker of the House and Christopher Columbus from discovering America.

  4. Jack Atkins:

    The civilian life just didn't do it for him, he had to get back in the Army.

  5. Salai Za Uk Ling:

    The escalation of violence, the weather, the fact India has shut its border, and Covid on other side worsening, and the Burma army in control, are the perfect ingredients for a disaster.

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