Enemy vs Outguard - What's the difference?

enemy | outguard |


As nouns the difference between enemy and outguard

is that enemy is someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else while outguard is (military) a guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy.

As an adjective enemy

is of, relating to, or belonging to an enemy.

enemy

English

Noun

(wikipedia enemy) (enemies)
  • Someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else.
  • He made a lot of enemies after reducing the working hours in his department.
    Crush the enemy !
  • A hostile force or nation; a fighting member of such a force or nation.
  • rally together against a common enemy .
  • An alliance of such forces.
  • Something harmful or threatening to another
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  • The very thing the 16 skiers and snowboarders had sought — fresh, soft snow — instantly became the enemy . Somewhere above, a pristine meadow cracked in the shape of a lightning bolt, slicing a slab nearly 200 feet across and 3 feet deep. Gravity did the rest.

    Synonyms

    * foe * unfriend * adversary * nemesis * backfriend

    Antonyms

    * ally * friend

    Derived terms

    {{der3, archenemy , enemydom , enemyful , enemyhood , enemyish , enemyless , enemylike , enemyness , enemyship , enemywise}}

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • of, relating to, or belonging to an enemy
  • See also

    * nemesis

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    outguard

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (military) A guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy.
  • (by extension) Anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.
  • (Webster 1913)