noun, plural en·e·mies.
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Origin of enemy
synonym study for enemy
grammar notes for enemy
OTHER WORDS FROM enemynon·en·e·my, noun, plural non·en·e·mies.
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Example sentences from the Web for enemy
You and your enemy each had 100 soldiers to distribute, any way you liked, to fight at any of the 13 castles.
He will stand up to our enemies like Putin and aid our allies.
You and your enemy each have 100 soldiers to distribute, any way you like, to fight at any of the 13 castles.
An app could react more quickly than a human to what an enemy aircraft does, for example.An F-16 pilot took on A.I. in a dogfight. Here’s who won|Aaron Pressman|August 20, 2020|Fortune
Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines even threatened to treat citizens who defied lockdown orders as enemy soldiers and shoot them.Why female leaders are faring better than ‘wartime presidents’ against COVID-19|matthewheimer|August 20, 2020|Fortune
It was followed by several told-you-so articles with titles like “Have No Illusion: Islam Is the Enemy.”
In “Steal This Episode,” the filmmaker denounces Homer Simpson as an “enemy of art.”Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Do not use complaints, courts and lawyers to beat and to silence the enemy,” the NOA activists wrote.
In the event, the enemy did plenty—far more than SHAEF, or for that matter the German high command, imagined possible.
That means it could take several missile shots to kill an enemy fighter, even for an advanced stealth aircraft like the Raptor.Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets|Dave Majumdar|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The enemy immediately withdrew, and never appeared again in 1917 in this neighbourhood.The Crisis of the Naval War|John Rushworth Jellicoe
Once more it was shown how weak an arm is artillery against an enemy who lies in shelter.The Great Boer War|Arthur Conan Doyle
The cardinal wanted a benefice for one of his followers, and the Pope wished to get his son's enemy once more into his power.Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3|John Addington Symonds
On the 6th the enemy occupied Hagerstown, moving a strong column toward Frederick City.Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers|J. Newton Terrill
Captain Langdon being of the same opinion, the signal was thrown out to make all sail to close the enemy.How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for enemy
noun plural -mies
- an armed adversary; opposing military force
- (as modifier)enemy aircraft
- a hostile nation or people
- (as modifier)an enemy alien