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Mar·tial

 (mär′shəl) Originally Marcus Valerius Martialis. ad 40?-c. 100 .
Roman poet known for his books of epigrams.

mar·tial

 (mär′shəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or suggestive of war.
2. Relating to or connected with the armed forces or the profession of arms.
3. Characteristic of or befitting a warrior.

[Middle English, from Latin mārtiālis, of the god Mars, from Mārs, Mārt-, Mars.]

mar′tial·ism n.
mar′tial·ist n.
mar′tial·ly adv.

martial

(ˈmɑːʃəl)
adj
(Military) of, relating to, or characteristic of war, soldiers, or the military life
[C14: from Latin martiālis of Mars1]
ˈmartialism n
ˈmartialist n
ˈmartially adv
ˈmartialness n

Martial

(ˈmɑːʃəl)
adj
(Astronomy) of or relating to Mars

Martial

(ˈmɑːʃəl)
n
(Biography) full name Marcus Valerius Martialis. ?40–?104 ad, Latin epigrammatist and poet, born in Spain

mar•tial

(ˈmɑr ʃəl)

adj.
1. inclined or disposed to war; warlike.
2. pertaining to or suitable for war or the armed forces: martial music.
3. characteristic of or befitting a warrior: a martial stride.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin Mārtiālis of, belonging to Mars =Mārti- (s. of Mārs) + -ālis -al1]
mar′tial•ism, n.
mar′tial•ist, n.
mar′tial•ly, adv.

Mar•tial

(ˈmɑr ʃəl)

n.
(Marcus Valerius Martialis) A.D. 43?–104?, Roman epigrammatist, born in Spain.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Martial - Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)
Adj.1.martial - (of persons) befitting a warriormartial - (of persons) befitting a warrior; "a military bearing"
military - characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military; "military uniforms"
2.martial - suggesting war or military life
military - characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military; "military uniforms"
3.martial - of or relating to the armed forces; "martial law"
military - associated with or performed by members of the armed services as contrasted with civilians; "military police"

martial

adjective military, soldierly, brave, heroic, belligerent, warlike, bellicose All three are renowned for martial prowess.

martial

adjective
1. Of, relating to, or inclined toward war:
2. Relating to, characteristic of, or performed by troops:
Translations
حَرْبي، عَسْكَريعَسْكري، حرْبي
bojovnýválečnickýválečný
krigeriskkrigs-Martial
harcikatonásMartialis
herskár, árásargjarnstríîs-
Martialis
kariniskarokaro padėtiskovos menai
kara-kareivīgsmilitārs
cengâversavaşa aitsavaşcı

Martial

[ˈmɑːʃəl] NMarcial

martial

[ˈmɑːʃəl]
A. ADJmarcial
martial bearingporte m militar, aire m marcial
B. CPD martial arts NPLartes fpl marciales
martial law Nley f marcial

martial

[ˈmɑːrʃəl] adjmartial(e)martial art nart m martialmartial law nloi f martiale

martial

adj musickriegerisch; bearingstramm, soldatisch

martial

[ˈmɑːʃl] adjmarziale

martial

(ˈmaːʃəl) adjective
1. warlike or fond of fighting. a martial nation.
2. belonging to or suitable for war. martial music.
martial ˈart noun
(usually martial arts) a traditional way of fighting in sports such as judo or karate.
martial law
the ruling of a country by the army in time of war or great national emergency, when ordinary law does not apply. The country is now under martial law.
References in periodicals archive ?
Panormita martials his literary models: Catullus - the phrase teneros Catullos may refer to love poetry generally or perhaps elegy - the Priapea; the Marci (presumably a reference to Marcus Valerius Martialis, or Martial); the Marsi (Domitius Marsus, an Augustan epigrammatic poet); and the Pedones (Pedo Albinovanus, a contemporary and friend of Ovid).