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Synonyms for army
ˈɑr miarmy

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. armynoun

    hereEtymology 2, ferdEtymology 1, host

  2. armynoun

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

    Army has several returning starters this year.

    ferdEtymology 1, host, hereEtymology 2

  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 Antonyms2.0 / 3 votes

  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 Antonyms1.0 / 2 votes

  1. army

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

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. armynoun

    host, force, troops, legions, armed force, military force, body of troops

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "army":

    military, armed, leger, ejército, jaish, armée, forces, 'armée, troops, force, fogh

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  1. John Selden:

    Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.

  2. Fort Bliss spokesman Mike Brantley:

    They are still soldiers in the U.S. Army.

  3. Andre Little:

    He's a good son. He's a sergeant in the United States Army, serving our country proudly. Never gotten in any trouble in his life.

  4. Donald Trump:

    This is the state where a small band of patriots, at the Battle of Gonzales, armed with a single cannon, stared down a foreign, powerful army and declared, 'Come and Take It,'.

  5. Wesley D'Amico:

    There is no army greater than an unarmed united people defending a country.

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