war

suomi-englanti sanakirja

war englannista suomeksi

  1. sota

  2. kamppailu

  3. sodankäynti

  4. sotia

  5. sotatila

  1. Substantiivi

  2. sota

  3. kina

  4. Verbi

  5. sotia

war englanniksi

  1. (ISO 639)

  2. Organized, large-scale, armed conflict between countries or between national, ethnic, or other sizeable groups, usually but not always involving active engagement of military forces.

  3. (ux)... war|civil war...

  4. 1611, (w), (w), 1:10:

  5. Come on, let vs deale wisely with them, lest they multiply, and it come to passe that when there out|falleth out any warre, they ioyne also vnto our enemies, and fight against vs, and so get them vp out of the land.
  6. 1611, (w), (w), (w):

  7. And when yee shall heare of warres, and rumors of warres, be yee not troubled: For such things needs be, but the end shall not be yet.
  8. 1854, (w), letter to (w) from (w):

  9. War is indeed a fearful thing and the more I see it the more dreadful it appears.
  10. 1864 Sept. 12, (w), letter to the mayor of (w) & al.:

  11. You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it; and those who brought war into our Country deserve all the curses and maledictions a people can pour out... You might as well appeal against the thunder-storm as against these terrible hardships of war.
  12. 1879 June 19, (w), speech to the Michigan Military Academy:

  13. I've been where you are now and I know just how you feel. It's entirely natural that there should beat in the breast of every one of you a hope and desire that some day you can use the skill you have acquired here. Suppress it! You don't know the horrible aspects of war. I've been through two wars and I know. I've seen cities and homes in ashes. I've seen thousands of men lying on the ground, their dead faces looking up at the skies. I tell you, war is hell!
  14. 1907, (w), ''Military Memoirs of a Confederate'', p. 302:

  15. Here (w) and (w) stood during most of the fighting (w), and it is told that, on one of the Federal repulses from Marye's Hill, Lee put his hand upon Longstreet's arm and said, "It is well that war is so terrible, or we would grow too fond of it."
  16. (RQ:Ford Life and Work)

  17. 1935, (w), ''(w)'', pp. 1 & 7:

  18. War is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives... Of course, it isn't put that crudely in war time. It is dressed into speeches about patriotism, love of country, and "we must all put one's shoulder to the wheel|put our shoulders to the wheel," but the profits jump and leap and skyrocket—and are safely pocketed.
  19. 1941, (w), ''(w)'', Pt. III:

  20. War is the greatest of all agents of change. It speeds up all processes, wipes out minor distinctions, brings realities to the surface. Above all, war brings it home to the individual that he is ''not'' altogether an individual.
  21. 1944 June 27, (w), speech to the (w):

  22. Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.
  23. 1949, (w), ''(w)'', p. 3:

  24. From where Winston stood it was just possible to read, picked out on its white face in elegant lettering, the three slogans of the Party:WAR IS PEACEFREEDOM IS SLAVERYIGNORANCE IS STRENGTH
  25. (quote-song); (w)| title=(Edwin Starr song)|War| album=& Peace (Edwin Starr album)|War & Peace|artist=(w)| year=1969| passage=War, huh, Good God, y'all!What is it good for?Absolutely nothing...

  26. 1997, (w), ''(w)'':

  27. War. War never changes. The (w) waged war to gather slaves and wealth. (w) built an empire from its lust for gold and territory. (w) shaped a battered (w) into an economic superpower. But war never changes.
  28. 2013 July 20, "Old Soldiers?", ''The Economist'', Vol. 408, No. 8845:

  29. (w), the inventor of the field of sociobiology, once wrote that "war is embedded in our very nature". This is a belief commonly held not just by sociobiologists but also by anthropologists and other students of human behaviour. They base it not only on the propensity of modern man to go to war with his neighbours (and, indeed, with people halfway around the world, given the chance) but also on observations of the way those who still live a pre-agricultural "hunter-gatherer" life behave... Whether modern, industrial man is less or more warlike than his hunter-gatherer ancestors is impossible to determine... One thing that is true, though, is that murder rates have fallen over the centuries... Modern society may not have done anything about war. But peace is a lot more peaceful.
  30. A particular conflict of this kind.

  31. 1865, (w), "The Surrender at Appomattox":

  32. All human tribes glad token seeIn the close of the wars of (w) and (w).
  33. 1999 Nov. 8, (w), speech at (w):

  34. A second challenge will be to implement, with our allies, a plan of stability in the Balkans, so that the region's bitter ethnic problems can no longer be exploited by dictators and Americans do not have to cross the Atlantic again to fight in another war.

    (ux)... a of attrition|war of attrition... the War|Cold War... War III|World War III...

  35. Protracted armed conflict against irregular forces, particularly groups considered terrorists.

  36. 2001 Sept. 20, (w), speech before (w):

  37. Our on terror|war on terror begins with (w), but it does not end there. It will not end until every terrorist group of global reach has been found, stopped, and defeated.
  38. 2021 Sept. 8, Seth G. Jones, quoted in Chris Moody, "Twenty Years after 9/11, Did US Win Its ‘War on Terror’?" ''(w)'':

  39. "...These wars are not going away. This is at least a generational struggle."

    (ux)... the (w)...

  40. Any protracted conflict, particularly

  41. Campaigns against various social problems.

  42. 1906, (w), "The Moral Equivalent of War":

  43. The war against war is going to be no holiday excursion or camping party... Ask all our millions, north and south, whether they would vote now (were such a thing possible) to have (w) expunged from history... and probably hardly a handful of eccentrics would say yes. Those ancestors, those efforts, those memories and legends, ar the most ideal part of what we now own together, a sacred spiritual possession worth more than all the blood poured out. Yet ask those same people whether they would be willing, in cold blood, to start another civil war now to gain another similar possession, and not one man or woman would vote for the proposition.

    (ux)... the (w)... the on Christmas|War on Christmas...

  44. A protracted instance of fierce competition in trade.

  45. (ux)... (w)...

  46. A prolonged conflict between two groups of crime|organized criminals, usually over organizational or territorial control.

  47. (ux)...

  48. An assembly of weapons; instruments of war.

  49. (RQ:Prior Poetical Works)

  50. forces|Armed forces.

  51. (RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)

  52. Any of a family of games where all cards are dealt at the beginning of play and players attempt to capture them all, typically involving no skill and only serving to time.

  53. (quote-book)

  54. To engage in conflict (may be followed by "with" to specify the foe).

  55. 1595, (w), ''The First Four Books of the Civil Wars''

  56. ...to war the Scot, and borders to defend...
  57. 1611, (w), (w), 31:7:

  58. And they warred against the (w), as the Lord commanded Moses, and they slew all the males
  59. (RQ:Shakespeare Henry 5)

  60. 1882, (w), ''Cashel Byron's Profession'', ch. 14:

  61. This vein of reflection, warring with his inner knowledge that he had been driven by fear and hatred . . ., produced an exhausting whirl in his thoughts.
  62. (quote-song)|title=Higher Ground|year=1973|album=Innervisions|passage=People keep on learning Soldiers keep on warring World keep on turning 'Cause it won't be too long

  63. To carry on, as a contest; to wage.

  64. (RQ:KJV), that thou by them mighteſt warre a good warfare,(nb..).

  65. to be (l), (l)

  66. (ux)

  67. on, over

  68. to arrive

  69. (fresh) water

  70. confusion, disarray

  71. 2016, Josien Wolthuizen & Hanneloes Pen, "Man doodgestoken in fietsenwinkel Nieuw-West", in ''Het Parool'', March 15 2016.

  72. Volgens een bovenbuurvrouw kwamen hulpdiensten rond 12 uur 's middags naar de fietsenwinkel. "Ik had geen idee wat er aan de hand was. Maar de zoon van de eigenaar kwam eraan en was helemaal in de war. (...)"
  73. tangle, mess

  74. 2016, "Wist je dat papierklemmen je leven veel gemakkelijker kunnen maken?", in ''Het Laatste Nieuws'', January 29 2016.

  75. Van statief voor je smartphone tot instrument om oortjes uit de war te houden, tot zelfs een portefeuille. De mogelijkheden met papierklemmen zijn eindeloos, maar de Japanner Venlee geeft je alvast 15 lifehacks.
  76. an elevated area on the floor of a body of water, a kind of contraption for luring and catching fish, where nets and fykes could be installed

  77. 1949, G. Karsten. ‘Eenvorme, Informe, Yefforme’, ''De Speelwagen'' 10, no. 4: 307.

  78. Welnu, deze stoepen of warren bevonden zich aan de walkant en niet midden in het water.
  79. 1667, ''Handtvesten, privilegien, willekeuren ende ordonnantien der Stadt Enchuysen'', p. 345.

  80. De Schutters van de respective Steden, werden geauctoriseert, alle de Fuycken, buyten de benoemde Warren in de Wateringh staende, te mogen visiteren, of de selve keur mogen houden ofte niet, (...)
  81. true

  82. where, in what place

  83. (verb form of)

  84. (inflection of)

  85. water

  86. place

  87. camp, ground

  88. respect, regard

  89. true

  90. boiling water or other liquid

  91. extreme heat

  92. var, (w) (gl)

  93. (inflection of); were

  94. war

  95. news

  96. (uxi)

  97. were