Antonyms for non-combatant

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : non-kuh m-bat-nt, non-kom-buh-tnt
Phonetic Transcription : ˌnɒn kəmˈbæt nt, nɒnˈkɒm bə tnt

Definition of non-combatant

Origin :
  • also noncombatant, 1809, from non- + combatant. A word from the Napoleonic wars.
  • As in neutral : adj impartial, noncommittal
  • As in civilian : adj nonmilitary
  • As in nonaligned : adj neutral
  • As in uninvolved : adj neutral
  • As in civilian : noun nonmilitary person
Example sentences :
  • Anything that is calmly facing them becomes at once a non-combatant.
  • Extract from : « Johnny Bear » by E. T. Seton
  • Hellenic war ethics: non-combatant tillers of the soil to be let alone.
  • Extract from : « Cyropaedia » by Xenophon
  • It was useless for his attendant friends to assert that he had been a non-combatant.
  • Extract from : « Robert Louis Stevenson » by Margaret Moyes Black
  • Did the Imperial and Royal authorities regard him as a non-combatant?
  • Extract from : « The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1 » by Henry Baerlein
  • The doctor was to go, as a matter of course, but he was to be a non-combatant.
  • Extract from : « Under the Meteor Flag » by Harry Collingwood
  • “But I am a non-combatant, and it is my duty to attend to the wounded,” said my father.
  • Extract from : « In New Granada » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • A non-combatant, he mingles freely with men whose business it is to fight.
  • Extract from : « Expository Writing » by Mervin James Curl
  • The State has fired the first shot and killed a non-combatant.
  • Extract from : « Samba » by Herbert Strang
  • Anyhow, we'll do our best, and to do it we mustn't be hampered by the presence of a non-combatant.
  • Extract from : « The Shooting of Dan McGrew, A Novel » by Marvin Dana
  • There is not a road in the county not marked with the blood of some soldier or non-combatant.
  • Extract from : « Sergeant York And His People » by Sam Cowan

Synonyms for non-combatant

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