Antonyms for noncombatant

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

Definition of noncombatant

  • 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 :
  • Hence Germany could apparently sink vessels with impunity so long as the noncombatant victims belonged to other nationalities.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) » by Various
  • The Royal Engineers are the men who are looked on in training as a noncombatant force, with safe jobs.
  • Extract from : « Trenching at Gallipoli » by John Gallishaw
  • He issued a series of silly general orders making war on the noncombatant population of Virginia within his line.
  • Extract from : « The Victim » by Thomas Dixon
  • Naturally he would have been denied permission to go forward during an engagement—that was no time nor place for a noncombatant.
  • Extract from : « Ned, Bob and Jerry on the Firing Line » by Clarence Young
  • Jason Russell, an invalid and a noncombatant, was barbarously butchered in his own house.
  • Extract from : « The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14 » by Various

Synonyms for noncombatant

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