fight


fight
1. verb
1)

two men were fighting

Syn:
brawl, exchange blows, scuffle, grapple, wrestle; informal scrap; Brit.; informal have a punch-up; N.Amer.; informal rough-house; Austral. / NZ; informal stoush
2)

he fought in Vietnam

Syn:
do battle, serve one's country, go to war, take up arms, engage, meet, clash, skirmish
3)

a war fought for freedom

Syn:
wage, engage in, conduct, prosecute, undertake
4)

they are always fighting

Syn:
quarrel, argue, row, bicker, squabble, fall out; informal scrap
5)

fighting against injustice

Syn:
campaign, strive, battle, struggle, contend, crusade, agitate, lobby, push, press
6)

they will fight the decision

Syn:
oppose, contest, confront, challenge, appeal against, combat, dispute
7)

Don fought the urge to cry

Syn:
repress, restrain, suppress, stifle, smother, hold back, fight back, keep in check, curb, choke back; informal keep the lid on, cork up
2. noun
1)

a fight outside a club

Syn:
brawl, scuffle, disturbance, fisticuffs, fracas, melee, skirmish, clash; informal scrap, dust-up; Brit.; informal punch-up; N.Amer.; informal rough house; Austral. / NZ; informal stoush
2)

a heavyweight fight

Syn:
boxing match, bout, match, contest
3)

the fight against terrorism

Syn:
battle, engagement, conflict, struggle, war, campaign, crusade, action, hostilities
4)

a fight with my girlfriend

Syn:
argument, quarrel, squabble, row, wrangle, disagreement, falling-out, dispute; informal tiff, spat, scrap; Brit.; informal barney, ding-dong
5)

their fight for control of the company

Syn:
struggle, battle, campaign, push, effort
6)

she had no fight left in her

Syn:
will, resistance, spirit, pluck, grit, strength, backbone, determination, resolution, resolve

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