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meanings of war


  1. Acronym of wins above replacement.
  2. (countable, by extension) Any conflict, or anything resembling a conflict.
  3. A particular card game for two players, notable for having its outcome predetermined by how the cards are dealt.
  4. Instruments of war.
  5. Initialism of write after read, a kind of data hazard.
  6. A campaign against something.
  7. Organized, large-scale, armed conflict between countries or between national, ethnic, or other sizeable groups, usually involving the engagement of military forces.
  8. Armed forces.
  9. A bout of fierce competition in trade.
  10. A particular conflict of this kind.


  1. Initialism of Web application archive (a Java archive file).
  2. Initialism of White Aryan Resistance.
  3. A city in West Virginia, United States.
  4. The personification of war, often depicted in armor and riding a red horse.


  1. To engage in conflict (may be followed by "with" to specify the foe).
  2. To carry on, as a contest; to wage.

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