Adversary refers to a party acknowledged as potentially hostile to a friendly party and against which the use of force may be envisaged.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Adversary
- Opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic.
- Having an opposing party; not unopposed; as, an adversary suit.
2. Adversary
- One who is turned against another or others with a design to oppose or resist them; a member of an opposing or hostile party; an opponent; an antagonist; an enemy; a foe.
Category: Defense Terms
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Aeronautical designation
    Aeronautical designation means a designation authorizing an Army officer to pilot Army ...
  • Casualty receiving and treatment ship
    In amphibious operations Casualty receiving and treatment ship refers to a ship which ...
  • Fusion
    Fusion— in intelligence usage, refers to the process of managing information to conduct ...
  • Office
    Office is an enduring organization that is formed around a specific function within a ...
  • Coalition
    Coalition is an arrangement between two or more nations for common action. ...