Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of divisions of time) legally recognized in ordinary affairs of life

"The civil calendar", "A civil day begins at mean midnight"

2.Definition: applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military

"Civil authorities"

3.Definition: not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others

"Even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"

Related Adjective(s):polite

4.Definition: of or in a condition of social order

"Civil peoples"

5.Definition: of or occurring within the state or between or among citizens of the state

"Civil affairs", "Civil strife", "Civil disobedience", "Civil branches of government"

6.Definition: of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals

"Civil rights", "Civil liberty"

Related Adjective(s):civic

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