postwar : Related Words Words similar in meaning to postwar

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  • adjective belonging to the period after a war
    • postwar resettlement
    • postwar inflation

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  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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  • noun a member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster
  • noun a resident of Lancaster

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A prefix signifying behind, back, after; as, postcommissure, postdot, postscript.

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  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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  • noun a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998

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  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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