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Definition 1: a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony - [noun denoting animal]

(soldier is a kind of ...) sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae

Definition 2: an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army - [noun denoting person]

Samples where soldier or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the soldiers stood at attention

(soldier is a kind of ...) a serviceman who ranks below a commissioned officer

(... is a kind of soldier ) (Old Testament) the husband of Bathsheba and a soldier who was sent to die in battle so that king David could marry his wife (circa 10th century BC)

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol

(... is a kind of soldier ) a French soldier (especially in World War I)

(... is a kind of soldier ) someone armed with a pistol (especially a soldier so armed)

(... is a kind of soldier ) a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier in the paratroops

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer

"the orderly laid out the general's uniform"

(... is a kind of soldier ) a member of the militia; serves only during emergencies

(... is a kind of soldier ) an enlisted soldier who serves in the ranks of the armed forces

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier in the regular army

(... is a kind of soldier ) a member of a military reserve

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier whose weapon is a rifle

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier who received a Section Eight discharge as unfit for military service

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier who drives a tank

(... is a kind of soldier ) nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit

(... is a kind of soldier ) an unidentified soldier whose body is honored as a memorial

(... is a kind of soldier ) a member of the Women's Army Corps

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land

(... is a kind of soldier ) a heavily armed and mounted soldier in medieval times

(... is a kind of soldier ) a member of the Nepalese force that has been part of the British army for 200 years; known for fierceness in combat

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier in the Australian and New Zealand army corps during World War I

(... is a kind of soldier ) soldiers who are regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier mounted on horseback

"a cavalryman always takes good care of his mount"

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier in a motorized army unit

(... is a kind of soldier ) the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War

(... is a kind of soldier ) British soldier; so-called because of his red coat (especially during the American Revolution)

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier who is a member of a detachment assigned to guard the flanks of a military formation

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort

(... is a kind of soldier ) (India) a private soldier or male constable

(... is a kind of soldier ) a Turkish soldier

(... is a kind of soldier ) fights on foot with small arms

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier in a Scottish regiment from the Highlands

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier who is a member of a unit called `the guard' or `guards'

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces

(... is a kind of soldier ) a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)

(... is an instance of soldier) Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)

(... is an instance of soldier) soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)

(... is an instance of soldier) English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)

(... is an instance of soldier) Argentine soldier who became president of Argentina (1895-1974)

(... is an instance of soldier) South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)

(... is an instance of soldier) Norman leader in the First Crusade who played an important role in the capture of Jerusalem (1078-1112)

(... is an instance of soldier) soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)

(... is an instance of soldier) Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)

(... is an instance of soldier) French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)

(... is an instance of soldier) Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)

(... is an instance of soldier) United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)

(... is an instance of soldier) Italian cardinal and military leader; model for Machiavelli's prince (1475-1507)

(... is an instance of soldier) French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)

(... is an instance of soldier) a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789)

(... is an instance of soldier) a French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655)

Definition 3: serve as a soldier in the military - [verb of competition]

(soldier is a kind of ...) use up a period of time in a specific way

"how are you spending your summer vacation?"

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