Make+war

  • 1 make war — index fight (battle) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 make war — fight with troops and planes and bombs    To make war is to be greedy or insane or both …

    English idioms

  • 3 make war — begin a war, start fighting, begin combat …

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  • 4 make war — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. battle, combat, encounter; see fight 2 …

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  • 5 War — • In its juridical sense, a contention carried on by force of arms between sovereign states, or communities having in this regard the right of states Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. War     War …

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  • 6 War of the Eight Saints — Date 1375–July 1378 Location Italian peninsula Result Peace treaty concluded at Tivoli …

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  • 7 make — make1 [māk] vt. made, making [ME maken < OE macian, akin to Ger machen < IE base * maĝ , to knead, press, stretch > MASON, Gr magis, kneaded mass, paste, dough, mageus, kneader] 1. to bring into being; specif., a) to form by shaping or… …

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  • 8 war — [n] armed conflict battle, bloodshed, cold war, combat, conflict, contention, contest, enmity, fighting, hostilities, hostility, police action, strife, strike, struggle, warfare; concept 320 Ant. ceasefire, peace war [v] fight, battle attack,… …

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  • 9 War — War, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Warred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Warring}.] 1. To make war; to invade or attack a state or nation with force of arms; to carry on hostilities; to be in a state by violence. [1913 Webster] Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 War pig — War pigs, also known as incendiary pigs and sometimes known as Fire pigs , are pigs speculatedFact|date=August 2008 to have been used at most rarely in ancient warfare as a countermeasure to war elephants. The pigs were allegedlyFact|date=August… …

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  • 11 War — War, v. t. 1. To make war upon; to fight. [R.] [1913 Webster] To war the Scot, and borders to defend. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. To carry on, as a contest; to wage. [R.] [1913 Webster] That thou . . . mightest war a good warfare. Tim. i. 18. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Make love, not war — [1][2] Make love not war is an anti war slogan commonly associated with the American counterculture of the 1960s. It was used primarily by those who were opposed to the Vietnam War, but has been invoked in other anti war contexts since. Radical… …

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  • 13 War — This article is about war in general. For other uses, see War (disambiguation) and The War (disambiguation). Warfare Military history Eras …

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  • 14 War of the Fifth Coalition — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=War of the Fifth Coalition partof=the Napoleonic Wars caption=Napoleon at the Battle of Wagram. The bloody two day battle led to over 40,000 Austrian casualties and broke the will of Austria s most able… …

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  • 15 war — war1 /wawr/, n., v., warred, warring, adj. n. 1. a conflict carried on by force of arms, as between nations or between parties within a nation; warfare, as by land, sea, or air. 2. a state or period of armed hostility or active military… …

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  • 16 War Powers Resolution — The War Powers Act of 1973 (USPL|93|148), also referred to as the War Powers Resolution, is a resolution of the Congress of The United States of America that stated that the President of The United States of America can send armed forces into… …

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  • 17 make — make1 makable, adj. /mayk/, v., made, making, n. v.t. 1. to bring into existence by shaping or changing material, combining parts, etc.: to make a dress; to make a channel; to make a work of art. 2. to produce; cause to exist or happen; bring… …

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  • 18 war — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short ▪ impending, ongoing ▪ bloody ▪ all out, full scale, total …

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  • 19 war — I n. 1) to conduct, fight, wage war against, with 2) to make war 3) to declare war on; to go to war over 4) to escalate, step up a war 5) to lose; win a war 6) to ban, outlaw war 7) to end a war 8) an all out, full scale, total; global, world war …

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  • 20 make — I. verb (made; making) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English macian; akin to Old High German mahhōn to prepare, make, Greek magēnai to be kneaded, Old Church Slavic mazati to anoint, smear Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a.… …

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