Militate

Definition of Militate

Mil´i`tate
v. i.1.To make war; to fight; to contend; - usually followed by against and with.
[imp. & p. p. Militated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Militating .]
These are great questions, where great names militate against each other.
- Burke.
The invisible powers of heaven seemed to militate on the side of the pious emperor.
- Gibbon.

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