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Meaning of CONSCRIPTION

Pronunciation:  kun'skripshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  compulsory military service
 

CONSCRIPTION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: draft, muster, selective service
 
 See Also: levy, levy en masse, militarisation, militarization, mobilisation, mobilization

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Con*scrip"tion\, n. [L. conscriptio: cf. F.
    conscription.]
    1. An enrolling or registering.
    
             The conscription of men of war.       --Bp. Burnet.
    
    2. A compulsory enrollment of men for military or naval
       service; a draft.
    
    
  2. \Con*scrip"tion\, a.
    Belonging to, or of the nature of, a conspiration.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bugle call, call, call to arms, call-up, catchword, clarion, clarion call, compulsory military service, draft, draft call, drafting, enlistment, enrollment, exhortation, go for broke, gung ho, impressment, induction, levy, mobilization, muster, press, rally, rallying cry, rebel yell, recruiting, recruitment, selective service, slogan, summons, trumpet call, war cry, war whoop, watchword
 

 

 

 

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