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Synonyms for war
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. war, warfare(noun)

    the waging of armed conflict against an enemy

    "thousands of people were killed in the war"

    Synonyms:
    warfare, state of war

    Antonyms:
    peace, make peace

  2. war, state of war(noun)

    a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply

    "war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring"

    Synonyms:
    warfare, state of war

    Antonyms:
    peace, make peace

  3. war, warfare(noun)

    an active struggle between competing entities

    "a price war"; "a war of wits"; "diplomatic warfare"

    Synonyms:
    warfare, state of war

    Antonyms:
    peace, make peace

  4. war(verb)

    a concerted campaign to end something that is injurious

    "the war on poverty"; "the war against crime"

    Synonyms:
    warfare, state of war

    Antonyms:
    peace, make peace

  5. war(verb)

    make or wage war

    Antonyms:
    peace, make peace

Wiktionary

  1. war(noun)

    Antonyms:
    peace

  2. war(noun)

    To engage in conflict (may be followed by with to specify the foe).

    Antonyms:
    peace

  3. war(noun)

    To carry on, as a contest; to wage.

    That thou mightest war a good warfare. \uE0004693 Tim. i. 18.

    Antonyms:
    peace

  4. war(noun)

    Antonyms:
    peace

  5. war(noun)

    Antonyms:
    peace

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. war(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hostilities, fighting, warfare, ULTIMA RATIO REGUM, the last argument of kings

  2. war(n.)

    Synonyms:
    art of war, profession of arms

  3. war(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    make war, carry on war

  4. war(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    contend, fight, strive

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How to use war in a sentence?

  1. Luis Olmedo of Comité Cívico:

    We must first deal with the inequities, we can not win a war on Covid in the emergency room.

  2. Ral Valds-Fauli:

    People should have guns, pistols, revolvers in their home for their protection if they feel its necessary. But, assault weapons do not belong in a municipality, assault weapons are for purposes of war powers.

  3. Bill Haslam:

    William Turner was among the bravest American heroes to fight for our country in World War II, we are grateful that William Turner will be laid to rest on Tennessee soil and William Turner family will have the closure and certainty of truly knowing his final resting place.

  4. The United:

    The recent admission by the Department of Defense that The United States companies are still authorized to maintain Saudi warplanes, means that our government is still enabling offensive Saudi operations in Yemen, including bombings and enforcing an inhumane blockade on Yemen's ports, the administration must use its existing authority to block The United States civilian contractors from aiding the Saudi war effort, before more Yemenis are plunged into famine.

  5. Suzi Levine:

    It's going to take a collective effort the likes of which we have not seen before, and I feel humbled to be a part of the team that will get us there, when you roll back the clock a hundred years, I suspect Frances Perkins and Frances Perkins colleagues felt similarly as Frances Perkins and her colleagues looked at the devastation, the Depression and the oncoming World War II. I think there's a lot that we can learn from then and apply now, but with a modern context and with our modern tools.

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