HyperDic: military_service

English > 2 senses of the expression military service:
NOUNgroupmilitary service, armed service, servicea force that is a branch of the armed forces
actmilitary serviceland tenure by service in the lord's army
English > military service: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA force that is a branch of the armed forces.
Synonymsarmed service, service
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Membersmilitary unit, military force, military group, forceA unit that is part of some military service
NarrowerMarinesMembers of a body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea
air force, airforceThe airborne branch of a country's armed forces
army, regular army, ground forcesA permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
coastguardA military service responsible for the safety of maritime traffic in coastal waters
navy, naval forcesAn organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare
Broaderforce, personnelgroup of people willing / willing to obey orders
Spanishservicio militar
Catalanservei militar
English > military service: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningland tenure by service in the lord's army.
Broaderservice(law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him

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