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FOE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does foe mean? 

FOE (noun)
  The noun FOE has 2 senses:

1. an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
2. a personal enemy

  Familiarity information: FOE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FOE (noun)


Sense 1foe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

foe; foeman; enemy; opposition

Context example:

a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies

Hypernyms ("foe" is a kind of...):

adversary; antagonist; opponent; opposer; resister (someone who offers opposition)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "foe"):

besieger (an enemy who lays siege to your position)

Holonyms ("foe" is a member of...):

enemy (an opposing military force)


Sense 2foe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A personal enemy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

foe; enemy

Context example:

they had been political foes for years

Hypernyms ("foe" is a kind of...):

challenger; competition; competitor; contender; rival (the contestant you hope to defeat)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "foe"):

mortal enemy (an enemy who wants to kill you)

Antonym:

friend (an associate who provides assistance)


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