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Synonyms for conscription
kənˈskrɪp ʃəncon·scrip·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. conscription

    Synonyms:
    impressment, drafting

    Antonyms:
    enlistment, volunteering

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conscription, muster, draft, selective servicenoun

    compulsory military service

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, muster, swig, draft, gulp, bill of exchange, selective service, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, draft copy, order of payment

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. conscriptionnoun

    Synonyms:
    compulsory enlistment of soldiers

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "conscription":

    recruitment, enlistment, recruiting

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How to use conscription in a sentence?

  1. Ben Gumpert:

    Almost every LRA fighter .... by the period 2002-05 had himself or herself been abducted, it is in order to try to strike at that continuing evil that the prosecutor is keen to prosecute crimes arising from conscription.

  2. Gerald R. Ford:

    As I rejected amnesty, so I reject revenge. I ask all Americans who ever asked for goodness and mercy in their lives, who ever sought forgiveness for their trespasses, to join in rehabilitating all the casualties of the tragic conflict of the past. (On Americans who avoided conscription during the Vietnam War, to Veterans of Foreign Wars)

  3. Matthew Smith:

    Investors are extremely unimpressed with their sudden conscription into national service, and you can see that in their share prices.

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