n. pl. 1. a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration, during which the international rules of war apply.
Syn. -- war, state of war, hot war.
[WordNet 1.5]

We have showed ourselves generous adversaries . . . and have carried on even our hostilities with humanity.
[1913 Webster]

2. acts of overt warfare.
Syn. -- belligerency.
[WordNet 1.5]


New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href=""
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />


a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Wed 18th September 2019