1. One who entertains personal enmity, hatred, grudge, or malice, against another; an enemy.
A man's foes shall be they of his own household. --Matt. x. 36
2. An enemy in war; a hostile army.
3. One who opposes on principle; an opponent; an adversary; an ill-wisher; as, a foe to religion.
A foe to received doctrines. --I. Watts
Foe v. t. To treat as an enemy. [Obs.]
n 1: an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing
military force); "a soldier must be prepared to kill his
enemies" [syn: enemy, foeman, opposition]
2: a personal enemy; "they had been political foes for years"
[syn: enemy] [ant: ally]