soldier


soldier
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. warrior, fighting man. See combatant.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. warrior, fighter, fighting man, private, officer, enlisted man, enlisted woman, volunteer, conscript, commando, mercenary, musketeer, cadet, rank and file, ranks, selectee, commissioned officer, noncommissioned officer, warrant officer, recruit, veteran, Green Beret, Tommy (British), warmonger, militant, G.I.*, Joe*, doughfoot*, dogface*, grunt*.
Types of soldiers include: marine, infantryman, foot soldier, rifleman, sharpshooter, marksman, sniper, guerrilla, scout, skirmisher, sniper-scout, guardsman, artilleryman, gunner, cannoneer, engineer, cavalryman, trooper, knight, dragon, airman, bomber pilot, fighter pilot, torpedo operator, air gunner, radio operator, signalman, paratrooper, commando, air-borne trooper, tanker, Seabee, Green Beret, Special Forces, Ranger, draftee, selectee, ski trooper, antiaircraft gunner, pioneer, machine-gunner, sepoy, Zouave, grenadier.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. warrior fighter, fighting man, GI, infantryman, *leatherneck, *grunt, *dogface, service person, airman, marine, sailor, commando, gunner, bombardier, foot soldier, Green Beret, cadet, mercenary, cannon fodder, *storm trooper, *doughboy, draftee, enlisted man, enlisted woman, guerrilla, paratrooper, POW, MIA. ''Food for power.''—Shakespeare. ''The sinews of war.''—Niccolo Machiavelli. see army, navy, war
2. supporter booster, party member, worker, follower, zealot.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun One who engages in a combat or struggle: belligerent, combatant, fighter, warrior. See CONFLICT.

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