part of speech: noun

inflections: enemies

definition 1: one who hates or wants to harm another.

  • The wicked king made many enemies among his people.

synonyms: adversary, antagonist, foe

antonyms: friend

definition 2: a state or power that hates or fights another.

  • During World War II, Germany and Japan were the enemies of the United States.

definition 3: something likely to cause harm or injury.

  • Hungry insects can be an enemy to growing vegetables.

synonyms: curse