Definition of Military. Meaning of Military. Synonyms of Military

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Definition of Military

Military
Military Mil"i*ta*ry, a. [L. militaris, militarius, from miles, militis, soldier: cf. F. militaire.] 1. Of or pertaining to soldiers, to arms, or to war; belonging to, engaged in, or appropriate to, the affairs of war; as, a military parade; military discipline; military bravery; military conduct; military renown. Nor do I, as an enemy to peace, Troop in the throngs of military men. --Shak. 2. Performed or made by soldiers; as, a military election; a military expedition. --Bacon. Military law. See Martial law, under Martial. Military order. (a) A command proceeding from a military superior. (b) An association of military persons under a bond of certain peculiar rules; especially, such an association of knights in the Middle Ages, or a body in modern times taking a similar form, membership of which confers some distinction. Military tenure, tenure of land, on condition of performing military service.
Military
Military Mil"i*ta*ry, n. [Cf. F. militaire.] The whole body of soldiers; soldiery; militia; troops; the army.

Meaning of Military from wikipedia

- A military, also known collectively as armed forces, is a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily intended for warfare. It is typically authorized...
- Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed forces of a state so as to offer such military capability as a national...
- A military government is generally any government that is administered by military forces, whether or not this government is legal under the laws of the...
- The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level (second-level pre-1993) military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British...
- the state-mandated enlistment of people in a national service, mainly a military service. Conscription dates back to antiquity and it continues in some...
- institutions organized along military lines. The military rank system defines dominance, authority, and responsibility in a military hierarchy. It incorporates...
- A military operation is the coordinated military actions of a state, or a non-state actor, in response to a developing situation. These actions are designed...
- A military hospital is a hospital owned and operated by the armed forces. They are often reserved for the use of military personnel and their dependents...
- Military service is service by an individual or group in an army or other militia, air forces, and naval forces, whether as a chosen job (volunteer) or...
- Military rations are food intended to feed military personnel. Types of military rations include garrison rations and field rations. They may be used where...