• IPA: /ˈɛnəmi/

enemy (plural enemies)

  1. 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!
    • , Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
      If you're not with me, then you're my enemy.
    Synonyms: foe, unfriend, adversary, nemesis, backfriend
    Antonyms: ally, friend
  2. A hostile force or nation; a fighting member of such a force or nation.
    Rally together against a common enemy.
    Synonyms: foe, adversary, nemesis
    Antonyms: ally, friend
  3. Something harmful or threatening to another
Related terms Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: inimigo
  • Russian: враг


  1. of, relating to, or belonging to an enemy
Translations Verb

enemy (enemies, present participle enemying; past and past participle enemied)

  1. To make an enemy of.

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