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Synonyms for WARwɑr

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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, war, 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, war, 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, war, 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.

    Antonyms:
    peace

  4. war(noun)

    By extension, any conflict, or anything resembling a conflict.

    Antonyms:
    peace

  5. war(noun)

    A particular card game for two players, notable for having its outcome predetermined by how the cards are dealt.

    Antonyms:
    peace

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. war

    Synonyms:
    antagonism, discord, disunion, divorce, enmity, hostility, schism, secession, separation

    Antonyms:
    alliance, coalition, compact, confederacy, confederation, federation, fusion, league, partnership, union

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

warfare, wars, guerre, kara, guerra, wartime, fight, karo, battle, karas, oorlog, harb, conflict, krieg, war-, fighting, war-risk, strife


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