HyperDic: enemy

English > 4 senses of the word enemy:
NOUNgroupenemyan opposing military force
person enemy, foe, foeman, oppositionan armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
groupenemyany hostile group of people
person enemy, foea personal enemy
enemy > pronunciation
Soundseh'nahmiy
Rhymesacademy ... yummy: 83 rhymes with miy...
English > enemy: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn opposing military force.
Example"the enemy attacked at dawn"
Membersenemy, foe, foeman, oppositionAn armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
Broadermilitary unit, military force, military group, forceA unit that is part of some military service
Spanishenemigo
Catalanenemic
English > enemy: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force).
Synonymsfoe, foeman, opposition
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Member ofenemyAn opposing military force
NarrowerbesiegerAn enemy who lays siege to your position
Broaderadversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resistersomeone who offers opposition
Spanishenemiga, enemigo, foeman
Catalanenemic, foeman
English > enemy: 4 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningAny hostile group of people.
Example"he viewed lawyers as the real enemy"
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Spanishenemigo
Catalanenemic
English > enemy: 4 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA personal enemy.
Synonymfoe
Narrowermortal enemyAn enemy who wants to kill you
Broaderrival, challenger, competitor, competition, contenderThe contestant you hope to defeat
Oppositeally, friendAn associate who provides cooperation or assistance
Spanishcontraria, contrario, enemigo íntimo, enemigo, oponente, opositor
Catalancontrària, contrari, enemic, oponent

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