Definition of Troops

1. Noun. Soldiers collectively.

Exact synonyms: Military Personnel, Soldiery
Group relationships: Army Unit
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Force, Personnel
Specialized synonyms: Friendly, Hostile, Cavalry, Horse, Horse Cavalry, Garrison
Derivative terms: Soldier



Definition of Troops

1. Noun. (plural of troop) ¹

2. Noun. military personnel in uniform ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of troop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Troops

1. troop [v] - See also: troop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troops

troolies
troop
troop carrier
troop movement
troop transport
troopbird
trooped
trooper
troopers
troopfowl
troopial
troopials
trooping
troopmate
troopmates
troops (current term)
troopship
troopships
troosers
troostite
troostites
trooz
trop
tropaean
tropaeola
tropaeolin
tropaeolums
tropaic acid
tropane
tropanes

Literary usage of Troops

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"It was agreed at this meeting that 60000 infantry and machine-gun troops, with certain auxiliary units to be brought over by British tonnage during April, ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"Windham had been directed by the com- mander-in-chief to place his troops within the entrenched position, and not to attack the enemy unless by so doing he ..."

3. Hand-book of International Law by Edwin Forbes Glenn (1895)
"Furnishing troops to a Belligerent under Treaty. 226. Loans to Belligerents—By a Neutral State. 227. By Neutral Individuals. 228. Sales of Munitions of War, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"RH Anderson's division of Hill's corps, following Field's division, formed on the same part of the line, one portion uniting with Field's troops in the ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"His expectations were disappointed by the treachery of the Armenian king, who permitted, and most probably directed, the desertion of his auxiliary troops ..."

6. The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire by Edward Gibbon (1862)
"While the one delayed to offer the assistance which the other disdained to solicit, the troops very frequently remained without orders or without supplies, ..."

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