foe

noun
ADJECTIVE
bitter, dangerous, deadly, formidable, implacable

He knew that Carlton could be an implacable foe.

common
old

In the final the play against their old foes, Italy.

former
political
VERB + FOE
defeat, vanquish (figurative)

She had fought many battles, vanquished many foes.

fight
PREPOSITION
against a foe

to join forces against a common foe

PHRASES
friend and foe

His newspaper articles criticized friend and foe alike.

friend or foe

She was unsure as yet whether he was friend or foe.


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  • foe — foe; foe·de·ra·tus; foe·less; foe·man; foe·nic·u·lum; foe·tal; foe·tal·iza·tion; foe·ta·tion; foe·ti·ci·dal; foe·ti·cide; foe·tip·a·rous; foe·tor; …   English syllables

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  • Foe — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El Foe es una unidad de energía igual a 1044 julios. Para medir las inmensas cantidades de energía que produce una supernova, los científicos usaban ocasionalmente una unidad de energía llamada foe que era un… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Foe — (f[=o]), n. [OE. fo, fa, AS. f[=a]h hostile; prob. akin to E. fiend. [root]81. See {Fiend}, and cf. {Feud} a quarrel.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who entertains personal enmity, hatred, grudge, or malice, against another; an enemy. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foe — (читается как фоу, букв. англ. «враг»)  единица энергии, равная 1044 джоулей или 1051 эрг, использующаяся для измерения больших количеств энергии, выделяющейся при взрывах сверхновых[1] и гамма всплесках. Название единицы является… …   Википедия

  • Foe — Foë Foë est la transcription sous laquelle est mentionné le Bouddha (de fó, 佛, bouddha en chinois) dans l encyclopédie Bouillet (milieu du XIXe siècle), avec la définition suivante : Foë : fondateur d une branche religieuse qui… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Foe — Foe, v. t. To treat as an enemy. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foë — est la transcription sous laquelle est mentionné le Bouddha (de fó, 佛, bouddha en chinois) dans l encyclopédie Bouillet (milieu du XIXe siècle), avec la définition suivante : Foë : fondateur d une branche religieuse qui compte de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • foe — (n.) O.E. gefa foe, enemy, adversary in a blood feud (the prefix denotes mutuality ), from fah at feud, hostile, from P.Gmc. *fakhaz (Cf. O.H.G. fehan to hate, Goth. faih deception ), probably from PIE root *peig evil minded, treacherous, hostile …   Etymology dictionary

  • Foe — Foe, Daniel de F., s. Defoe …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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