Definitions of martial

  1. Martially.
  2. suggesting war or military life
  3. ( of persons) befitting a warrior; " a military bearing"
  4. of or relating to the armed forces; " martial law"
  5. Practiced in, or inclined to, war; warlike; brave.
  6. Pertaining to, or resembling, the god, or the planet, Mars.
  7. Pertaining to, or containing, iron; chalybeate; as, martial preparations.
  8. Belonging to war, or to an army and navy; - opposed to civil; as, martial law; a court- martial.
  9. Pertaining to, or suited to, war or warriors; military.
  10. Warlike; brave.
  11. Pertaining to or connected with war.
  12. Pertaining to war; military; warlike; pertaining to the military and the navy. Martial law, a code of regulations for the government of an army or navy, which also, when proclaimed, applies to civilians in cases of disaffection or public danger.
  13. Pert. to war; suited to war; warlike; brave.