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(noun, verb)


There are 5 meanings of the word War.

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War - as a noun

The waging of armed conflict against an enemy

Example: "Thousands of people were killed in the war"

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
action8military action
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

A legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply

Example: "War was declared in november but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
state of war
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Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

An active struggle between competing entities

Example: "A price war"

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A concerted campaign to end something that is injurious

Example: "The war on poverty"

War - as a verb

Make or wage war

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Example Sentences

"The country has been at war for over a decade."
"The war resulted in thousands of casualties."
"Many innocent civilians are often caught in the crossfire during a war."
"The government declared war on terrorism."
"The two nations signed a peace treaty to end the war."
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Word Game Points

Is WAR a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, war is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

WAR has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is WAR a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, war is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
WAR has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is WAR a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, war is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
WAR has a WORDFEUD points total of 6.

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