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war
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 11
1. Ware; aware.
Part of Speech: noun
2. Instruments of war.
3. Forces; army.
4. The profession of arms; the art of war.
6. A contest between nations or states, carried on by force, whether for defence, for revenging insults and redressing wrongs, for the extension of commerce, for the acquisition of territory, for obtaining and establishing the superiority and dominion of one over the other, or for any other purpose; armed conflict of sovereign powers; declared and open hostilities.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To contend; to strive violently; to fight.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To make war upon; to fight.
2. To carry on, as a contest; to wage.
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