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  Definition of war
  1. a concerted campaign to end something that is injurious; "the war on poverty"; "the war against crime"
  2. the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
  3. an active struggle between competing entities; "a price war"; "a war of wits"; "diplomatic warfare"
  4. 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"
  5. make or wage war
Similar Words: warfare, state of war

 

Hyponyms: limited war, psychological warfare, war of nerves, civil war, chemical warfare, chemical operations, biological warfare, BW, biological attack, biologic attack, bioattack, information warfare, IW, jihad, jehad, international jihad, world war, Chino-Japanese War, Sino-Japanese War, Macedonian War, Arab-Israeli War, Six-Day War, Six Day War, Yom Kippur War, Balkan Wars, Boer War, Crimean War, Franco-Prussian War, French and Indian War, Hundred Years' War, Iran-Iraq War, Gulf War, Korean War, Mexican War, Napoleonic Wars, Peloponnesian War, Persian Gulf War, Punic War, Russo-Japanese War, Seven Years' War, Spanish-American War, Spanish War, Thirty Years' War, Trojan War, Vietnam War, Vietnam, War of Greek Independence, War of the Austrian Succession, War of the Grand Alliance, War of the League of Augsburg, War of the Spanish Succession, War of the Roses, Wars of the Roses, War of 1812, hot war, drug war, proxy war, blitzkrieg, go to war, take arms, take up arms

 

Derivational Morphology: state of war, warfare, warrior

 

Anagrams: raw

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: luftë   Bosnian: rat  
Breton: brezel   Catalan: guerra  
Chinese: 战争   Croatian: rat  
Danish: krig   Dutch: oorlog  
Esperanto: milito   Estonian: sõda  
Finnish: sota   French: guerre  
Frisian: oarloch   German: Krieg  
Greek: πόλεμος   Hebrew: מלחמה  
Hindi: युद्ध   Hungarian: háború  
Icelandic: stríð   Ido: milito  
Indonesian: perang   Interlingua: guerra  
Irish: cogadh   Italian: guerra  
Japanese:   Korean: 전쟁  
Kurdish: ceng   Latin: bellum  
Latvian: karš   Malay: perang  
Maltese: gwerra   Norwegian: krig  
Polish: wojna   Portuguese: guerra  
Romanian: război   Russian: война  
Slovak: vojna   Slovene: vojna  
Spanish: guerra   Swahili: vita  
Swedish: krig   Tagalog: gera  
Tamil: (pór)   Telugu: యుద్ధం  
Turkish: savaş   Welsh: rhyfel  
Yiddish: מלחמה  
 
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