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soldier

sol·dier

soldier

 
 
pronunciation:
sol jr
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who serves in the army, esp. an enlisted person as opposed to an officer.
 
similar words:
enlisted man, GI, grunt, infantryman, mercenary, private, regular, serviceman, trooper, veteran, warrior
definition 2: a militant and loyal follower of any movement or cause.
a soldier of left-wing politics
similar words:
adherent, advocate, apostle, backer, champion, disciple, follower, paladin, partisan, stalwart, zealot
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: soldiered, soldiering, soldiers
definition: to serve in the army as a soldier.
similar words:
serve
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