Synonyms for enemy

Synonyms for (noun) enemy

Synonyms: enemy

Definition: any hostile group of people

Usage: he viewed lawyers as the real enemy

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience


Synonyms: enemy

Definition: an opposing military force

Usage: the enemy attacked at dawn

Similar words: military force, military group, military unit, force

Definition: a unit that is part of some military service

Usage: he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men


Synonyms: enemy, foe, foeman, opposition

Definition: an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)

Usage: a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies

Similar words: adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister

Definition: someone who offers opposition


Synonyms: foe, enemy

Definition: a personal enemy

Usage: they had been political foes for years

Similar words: rival, contender, challenger, competition, competitor

Definition: the contestant you hope to defeat

Usage: he had respect for his rivals; he wanted to know what the competition was doing