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See definition of commandoes on Dictionary.com
  • as insoldier
  • as intask force
  • as inguerrilla

synonyms for commandoes

  • commando
  • fighter
  • guard
  • guerrilla
  • marine
  • mercenary
  • officer
  • paratrooper
  • pilot
  • trooper
  • veteran
  • volunteer
  • GI
  • cadet
  • conscript
  • draftee
  • gunner
  • infantry
  • musketeer
  • private
  • rank
  • recruit
  • scout
  • warmonger
  • warrior
  • Green Beret
  • airforce member
  • cavalryperson
  • enlisted person
  • infantryperson
  • military person
  • selectee
  • serviceperson
  • soldier-at-arms
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How to use commandoes in a sentence

Several instances have proved the people are determined to relinquish the barbarous system of commandoes for stealing cattle.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
The Court will have no doubt that there were two commandoes there.
IN THE SHADOW OF DEATHP. H. KRITZINGER AND R. D. MCDONALD
However, the balloon reports the presence of laagers of ten commandoes in sight.
LADYSMITHH. W. NEVINSON
The commandoes on our side of the river were extended to keep pace with the enemy's movements on the other.
WITH STEYN AND DE WETPHILIP PIENAAR
Instead of finding our own commandoes here, we found the place occupied by a large British force.
WITH STEYN AND DE WETPHILIP PIENAAR
For a few days there was a hurrying to and fro of commandoes, and then one morning De Wet's laager was seen to have disappeared.
WITH STEYN AND DE WETPHILIP PIENAAR
In the retreat the Free State and the Transvaal commandoes took different directions, myself remaining with the latter.
WITH STEYN AND DE WETPHILIP PIENAAR
The Governments retreated by train to Nelspruit, and thence to Hectorspruit, the commandoes following by rail and road.
WITH STEYN AND DE WETPHILIP PIENAAR
All the commandoes of the Hunt seem to have forgathered here and to be having a day off.
ON THE HEELS OF DE WETTHE INTELLIGENCE OFFICER
In doing this the commandoes could requisition—loot, as some would say—what they required.
IN THE SHADOW OF DEATHP. H. KRITZINGER AND R. D. MCDONALD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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