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fight - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fight

Definition
(noun) a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
Synonyms : battle , conflict , engagement
Example Sentence
  • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
  • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement

Definition
(noun) the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
Synonyms : combat , fighting , scrap
Example Sentence
  • a fight broke out at the hockey game
  • there was fighting in the streets
  • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

Definition
(noun) an aggressive willingness to compete
Synonyms : competitiveness
Example Sentence
  • the team was full of fight

Definition
(noun) an intense verbal dispute
Example Sentence
  • a violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate

Definition
(noun) a boxing or wrestling match
Example Sentence
  • the fight was on television last night

Definition
(verb) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
Synonyms : contend , struggle
Example Sentence
  • the tribesmen fought each other
  • Siblings are always fighting
  • Militant groups are contending for control of the country

Definition
(verb) fight against or resist strongly
Synonyms : defend , fight back , fight down , oppose
Example Sentence
  • The senator said he would oppose the bill
  • Don't fight it!

Definition
(verb) make a strenuous or labored effort
Synonyms : struggle
Example Sentence
  • She struggled for years to survive without welfare
  • He fought for breath

Definition
(verb) exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
Synonyms : agitate , campaign , crusade , press , push
Example Sentence
  • The liberal party pushed for reforms
  • She is crusading for women's rights
  • The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate

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