What is Military?

Military definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
of, for, or pertaining to the army or armed forces, often as distinguished from the navy: from civilian to military life.
of, for, or pertaining to war: military preparedness.
of or relating to soldiers.
befitting, characteristic of, or noting a soldier: a military bearing.
following the life of a soldier: a military career.

performed by soldiers: military duty.

noun, plural milA.iA.tarA.ies, milA.iA.tarA.y.
the military, the military establishment of a nation; the armed forces. military personnel, especially commissioned officers, taken collectively: the bar, the press, and the military.