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1 : One who is engaged in military service as an officer or a private; one who serves in an army; one of an organized body of combatants.

2 : Especially, a private in military service, as distinguished from an officer.

3 : A brave warrior; a man of military experience and skill, or a man of distinguished valor; -- used by way of emphasis or distinction.

4 : The red or cuckoo gurnard (Trigla pini.)

5 : One of the asexual polymorphic forms of white ants, or termites, in which the head and jaws are very large and strong. The soldiers serve to defend the nest. See Termite.

6 : To serve as a soldier.

7 : To make a pretense of doing something, or of performing any task.

8 : A female soldier.

9 : The act of serving as a soldier; the state of being a soldier; the occupation of a soldier.

10 : The act of feigning to work. See the Note under Soldier, v. i., 2.

11 : Like a soldier; soldierly.

12 : Like or becoming a real soldier; brave; martial; heroic; honorable; soldierlike.

13 : Military qualities or state; martial skill; behavior becoming a soldier.

14 : A showy leguminous plant (Calliandra purpurea) of the West Indies. The flowers have long tassels of purple stamens.

15 : A body of soldiers; soldiers, collectivelly; the military.

16 : Military service.

17 : Not equipped like a soldier; unsoldierlike.

18 : An aquatic European plant (Stratiotes aloides) with bayonet-shaped leaves.

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1 : Soldier

n.

One who is engaged in military service as an officer or a private; one who serves in an army; one of an organized body of combatants.

2 : Soldier

n.

Especially, a private in military service, as distinguished from an officer.

3 : Soldier

n.

A brave warrior; a man of military experience and skill, or a man of distinguished valor; -- used by way of emphasis or distinction.

4 : Soldier

n.

The red or cuckoo gurnard (Trigla pini.)

5 : Soldier

n.

One of the asexual polymorphic forms of white ants, or termites, in which the head and jaws are very large and strong. The soldiers serve to defend the nest. See Termite.

6 : Soldier

v. i.

To serve as a soldier.

7 : Soldier

v. i.

To make a pretense of doing something, or of performing any task.

8 : Soldieress

n.

A female soldier.

9 : Soldiering

n.

The act of serving as a soldier; the state of being a soldier; the occupation of a soldier.

10 : Soldiering

n.

The act of feigning to work. See the Note under Soldier, v. i., 2.

11 : Soldierlike

a.

Like a soldier; soldierly.

12 : Soldierly

a.

Like or becoming a real soldier; brave; martial; heroic; honorable; soldierlike.

13 : Soldiership

n.

Military qualities or state; martial skill; behavior becoming a soldier.

14 : Soldierwood

n.

A showy leguminous plant (Calliandra purpurea) of the West Indies. The flowers have long tassels of purple stamens.

15 : Soldiery

n.

A body of soldiers; soldiers, collectivelly; the military.

16 : Soldiery

n.

Military service.

17 : Unsoldiered

a.

Not equipped like a soldier; unsoldierlike.

18 : Water soldier

An aquatic European plant (Stratiotes aloides) with bayonet-shaped leaves.

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Occupation
Profession
Activity sectors
Military
Description
CompetenciesPhysical
Stamina
Mindset
Fields of
employment
Armies and fireteams
Related jobs
Commando
Mercenary
Common military ranks in English
NaviesArmiesAir forces
Commissioned and Non-commissioned officers
Admiral of
the fleet
Field marshal or
General of the Army
Marshal of
the air force
AdmiralGeneralAir chief marshal
Vice admiralLieutenant generalAir marshal
Rear admiralMajor generalAir vice-marshal
CommodoreBrigadier or
Brigadier general
Air commodore
CaptainColonelGroup captain
CommanderLieutenant colonelWing commander
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commander
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Commandant
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LieutenantCaptainFlight lieutenant
Sub-lieutenantLieutenant or
First lieutenant
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Warrant officer or
Chief petty officer
Warrant officer or
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A soldier is one who fights as part of an army. A soldier can be a conscripted or volunteer enlisted person, a non-commissioned officer, or an officer.

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See also: Soldier

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Alternative forms
    • 1.2 Etymology
    • 1.3 Pronunciation
    • 1.4 Noun
      • 1.4.1 Synonyms
      • 1.4.2 Derived terms
      • 1.4.3 Translations
    • 1.5 Verb
      • 1.5.1 Usage notes
      • 1.5.2 Synonyms
      • 1.5.3 Derived terms
      • 1.5.4 Translations
      • 1.5.5 See also
    • 1.6 Further reading
    • 1.7 Anagrams

English[edit]

Soldiers.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • soldior, soldiour, souldier, souldior, souldiour (all obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English soudeour, from Old French soudier or soudeour (mercenary), from Medieval Latin soldarius (soldier (one having pay)), from Late Latin solidus, a type of coin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: sōlʹjə(r), sŏlʹjə(r), IPA(key): /ˈsəʊld͡ʒə/, /ˈsɒld͡ʒə/
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  • (General American) enPR: sōlʹjər, IPA(key): /ˈsoʊld͡ʒə˞/
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  • Rhymes: -əʊld͡ʒə(ɹ), -ɒld͡ʒə(ɹ)

Noun[edit]

soldier (plural soldiers)

  1. A member of an army, of any rank.
    • William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
      I am a soldier and unapt to weep.
    • 1915, Emerson Hough, The Purchase Price, chapterI:
      Captain Edward Carlisle, soldier as he was, martinet as he was, felt a curious sensation of helplessness seize upon him as he met her steady gaze, her alluring smile ; he could not tell what this prisoner might do.
    • 2012, August 1. Owen Gibson in Guardian Unlimited, London 2012: rowers Glover and Stanning win Team GB's first gold medal
      Stanning, who was commissioned from Sandhurst in 2008 and has served in Aghanistan, is not the first soldier to bail out the organisers at these Games but will be among the most celebrated.
  2. A private in military service, as distinguished from an officer.
    • Edmund Spenser (c.1552–1599)
      It were meet that any one, before he came to be a captain, should have been a soldier.
  3. A guardsman.
  4. A member of the Salvation Army.
  5. (Britain, New Zealand) A piece of buttered bread (or toast), cut into a long thin strip for dipping into a soft-boiled egg.
  6. A term of affection for a young boy.
  7. Someone who fights or toils well.
  8. The red or cuckoo gurnard (Chelidonichthys cuculus).
  9. One of the asexual polymorphic forms of termites, in which the head and jaws are very large and strong. The soldiers serve to defend the nest.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (member of an army): grunt, sweat, old sweat, Tommy

Derived terms[edit]

  • soldierlike, soldierly

Translations[edit]

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Verb[edit]

soldier (third-person singular simple present soldiers, present participle soldiering, simple past and past participle soldiered)

  1. To continue.
  2. To be a soldier.
  3. To intentionally restrict labor productivity; to work at the slowest rate that goes unpunished.

Usage notes[edit]

Originally from the way that conscripts may approach following orders. Usage less prevalent in the era of all-volunteer militaries.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (work at slowest rate): dog it, goldbrick

Derived terms[edit]

  • soldierly

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • soldier on
  • toy soldier, plastic soldier
  • soldier ant, soldier bee
  • soldier of fortune
  • construction soldier

Further reading[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg soldier on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Soldier (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Commons-logo.svg soldier on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons
  • Wikiquote-logo.svg soldier on Wikiquote.Wikiquote

Anagrams[edit]

  • Delrios, serolid, solider