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JIHAD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jihad mean? 

JIHAD (noun)
  The noun JIHAD has 2 senses:

1. a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels
2. a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal

  Familiarity information: JIHAD used as a noun is rare.


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JIHAD (noun)


Sense 1jihad [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A holy war waged by Muslims against infidels

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

international jihad; jehad; jihad

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

war; warfare (the waging of armed conflict against an enemy)


Sense 2jihad [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

jehad; jihad

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

nisus; pains; strain; striving (an effortful attempt to attain a goal)


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