There are 2 main definitions of foe in English:


Syllabification: foe


An enemy or opponent: join forces against the common foe
More example sentences
  • However, as friends and foes alike have pointed out, Charles cannot claim to be an expert in all of his areas of interest.
  • The AI levels are high, even on the easier settings, and the enemies make for tenacious foes.
  • Friends and foes alike live in awe of his intellect and in fear of his directness.


Old English fāh 'hostile' and gefā 'enemy'; related to feud.

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