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Synonyms for battalion
bəˈtæl yən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. battalion(noun)

    an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies

    Synonyms:
    pack, multitude, plurality, large number

  2. battalion, large number, multitude, plurality, pack(noun)

    a large indefinite number

    "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions"

    Synonyms:
    mob, mass, coterie, masses, pack, gang, plurality, ingroup, large number, inner circle, the great unwashed, face pack, multitude, clique, camp, concourse, throng, hoi polloi, ring, relative majority, people

Wiktionary

  1. battalion(noun)

    A great number of things.

    Synonyms:
    heap, pile, swathe, load, mass, horde

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "battalion":

    bataillon, battalions, ying, regiment, brigade, camp, cavalry, contingent

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How to use battalion in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A person who is an ethically right has to only fight for own rights against the big battalion of the population, but one is wrong morally can go easily long in relationship with the billions of people.

  2. Mizanur Rahman Bhuiya:

    Acting on a tip-off, the Rapid Action Battalion arrested them from an apartment.

  3. Staff General Raymond Odierno:

    In the past we would have a British Army division working alongside an American division. Now it might be a British brigade inside an American division, or even a British battalion inside an American brigade.

  4. Defense Secretary Mark Esper:

    At the direction of the Commander in Chief, I have authorized the deployment of an infantry battalion from the Immediate Response Force of the 82nd Airborne Division( in Fort Bragg, North Carolina) to the U.S. Central Command area of operations in response to recent events in Iraq.

  5. Defense Secretary James Mattis:

    Now, there's all sorts of stuff in the news, and that sort of thing. You just concentrate on what your company commander, your battalion commander tells you. Because if you read all that stuff, you know, you'll go nuts, you know what your mission is here. You've had to deploy on short notice to a nontraditional location and do your jobs. So you focus on doing that.

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