|1.||[ noun ] (military) an opposing military force|
"the enemy attacked at dawn"
|2.||[ noun ] (military) an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)|
|Synonyms:||foe opponent opposition foeman|
"a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies"
|Related terms:||adversary besieger military|
|3.||[ adjective ] of or belonging to an enemy|
|4.||[ noun ] any hostile group of people|
"he viewed lawyers as the real enemy"
|5.||[ noun ] (games) a personal enemy|
"they had been political foes for years"
|Related terms:||ally rival mortal_enemy|