What does "Soldier" mean?


(n.) A brave warrior; a man of military experience and skill, or a man of distinguished valor; -- used by way of emphasis or distinction (n.) Especially, a private in military service, as distinguished from an officer (n.) One of the asexual polymorphic forms of white ants, or termites, in which the head and jaws are very large and strong. The soldiers serve to defend the nest. See Termite (n.) One who is engaged in military service as an officer or a private; one who serves in an army; one of an organized body of combatants (n.) The red or cuckoo gurnard (Trigla pini (v. i.) To make a pretense of doing something, or of performing any task (v. i.) To serve as a soldier

Example: "The soldiers stood at attention"

Word Family soldiered, soldiering, soldiers, soldiery