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synonyms for combatant

  • adversary
  • antagonist
  • assailant
  • attacker
  • enemy
  • serviceman
  • soldier
  • battler
  • belligerent
  • contender
  • foe
  • warrior
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antonyms for combatant

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  • ally
  • assistant
  • friend
  • helper
  • supporter
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How to use combatant in a sentence

She climbed the few front steps to explain that we were standing at the Blockhouse, a fortress predating the park that was used to fire against enemy combatants during the War of 1812.
MEET THE RANGERS OF NEW YORK CITY’S PARKSKLINDSEYJULY 30, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
After the break, and likely realizing they had to get through the rest of the hour, the two combatants issued mea culpas.
WHOOPI GOLDBERG HAS HAD IT WITH MEGHAN MCCAIN: ‘I DON’T CARE THAT YOU DON’T CARE!’JUSTIN BARAGONAJUNE 17, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
It should come as no surprise that women fight alongside men in the ethnic armed organizations, whereas the Myanmar military has no women in its combatant ranks.
MYANMAR'S WOMEN ARE FIGHTING FOR A NEW FUTURE AFTER A LONG HISTORY OF MILITARY OPPRESSIONMIMI AYEJUNE 1, 2021TIME
Yet the book nonetheless ends with the American combatants looking back on the Pech Valley — and their war — with a little wistfulness.
AMERICAN TROOPS FOUGHT HARD IN AFGHANISTAN’S PECH VALLEY. BUT WHY?ANDREW EXUMMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Each combatant will choose their weapons — be it a dagger, a shield, or a fork and knife — and whoever inflicts the most pain will be declared the winner.
ON DISCORD, BOTS FIND A FOOTHOLD AS MINI INDIE SUCCESS STORIESLUKE WINKIEMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They don’t need to send armed combatants to the United States.
ARE WE BETTER OFF THAN WE WERE FOUR YEARS AGO?CLEAF2013OCTOBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
The boats were then pulled close to one another, and each combatant endeavoured to push his antagonist into the water.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
In one minute from the signal for retreat the top of the hill did not contain a single painted combatant.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
General Lee simply said the town was non-combatant; that he would not occupy it, nor would he allow any one else to occupy it.
HISTORIC FREDERICKSBURGJOHN T. GOOLRICK
As a combatant, a warrior, a reformer, his person and character somewhat change.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMBATANT

  • adversary
  • antagonist
  • aspirant
  • battler
  • candidate
  • challenger
  • combatant
  • contender
  • contester
  • dark horse
  • disputant
  • entrant
  • favorite
  • hopeful
  • member
  • participant
  • player
  • rival
  • scrapper
  • team member
  • warrior
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.