Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun selective_service

2 senses of selective service

Sense 1
Selective Service, Selective Service System, SSS -- (an independent federal agency that administers compulsory military service)
       => independent agency -- (an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments)

Sense 2
conscription, muster, draft, selective service -- (compulsory military service)
       => mobilization, mobilisation, militarization, militarisation -- (act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops")

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