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Enemy - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Enemy' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Enemy [ a.]
- Hostile; inimical.
2 . Enemy [ n.]
- One hostile to another; one who hates, and desires or attempts the injury of, another; a foe; an adversary; as, an enemy of or to a person; an enemy to truth, or to falsehood.

Meaning of 'Enemy' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . enemy [ n]
Meaning (1):
- an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
Example in sentence:
  • a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies
Meaning (2):
- any hostile group of people
Example in sentence:
  • he viewed lawyers as the real enemy
Meaning (3):
- an opposing military force
Example in sentence:
  • the enemy attacked at dawn
Meaning (4):
- a personal enemy
Example in sentence:
  • they had been political foes for years