HyperDic: foe

English > 2 senses of the word foe:
NOUNperson foe, enemy, foeman, oppositionan armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
person foe, enemya personal enemy
foe > pronunciation
Rhymesboffo ... Truffaut: 6 rhymes with fow...
English > foe: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force).
Synonymsenemy, 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 > foe: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA personal enemy.
Example"they had been political foes for years"
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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