martial definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or suggestive of war.
    • concerning or connected with the armed forces or even the occupation of hands.
    • Characteristic of or befitting a warrior.
    • Of, relating to, or suggestive of war; warlike.
    • regarding or connected with the military or even the occupation of hands or army life.
    • Characteristic of or befitting a warrior; having a military bearing; soldierly, soldierlike, warriorlike.
    • Of, pertaining to, or designed for, war; armed forces
    • Practiced in, or inclined to, war; warlike; brave.
    • Belonging to war, or to an army and navy; -- against municipal
    • related to, or resembling, the god, and/or earth, Mars.
    • regarding, or containing, iron; chalybeate.
    • recommending war or military life
    • (of individuals) befitting a warrior
    • of or regarding the armed forces
  • others:
    • [capitalized] related to or feature of this god Mars.
    • Of or regarding war; of warlike character; army; warlike; soldierly: as, a martial equipage or look; martial songs; a martial nation.
    • Having mention of the a situation of war, or even to a military organization; linked to the military and navy: against municipal: as, martial law; a court martial.
    • [capitalized] related to or resembling the earth Mars.
    • In old biochemistry, obtaining the properties of iron.
  • noun:
    • A soldier, or armed forces man.
    • Roman poet noted for epigrams (very first century BC)

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