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fight

fight

 
 
pronunciation:
faIt
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: fights, fighting, fought
definition 1: a battle, struggle, or angry disagreement.
synonyms:
altercation, battle, clash, combat, dispute, engagement, quarrel, struggle
similar words:
affray, argument, blowup, brawl, contention, contest, disagreement, discord, dogfight, donnybrook, falling-out, feud, fracas, fray, free-for-all, melee, rivalry, row, rumble, scrap, scuffle, set-to, showdown, skirmish, spat, squabble, strife, tiff, tussle, war, wrestle
definition 2: a boxing match.
synonyms:
bout, prizefight, spar
definition 3: the capacity to resist or struggle.
synonyms:
mettle, pluck, spunk
similar words:
agony, belligerence, determination, gameness, grit, spirit, toughness
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: fighting, fights, fought
definition 1: to battle, struggle, or contend against someone or something.
 
synonyms:
battle, contend, struggle
similar words:
altercate, argue, brawl, clash, combat, come to blows, compete, conflict, cross swords, disagree, dispute, feud, mix it up, quarrel, rumble, scrap, scuffle, skirmish, spar, spat, squabble, strive, tussle, war, wrangle, wrestle
definition 2: to engage in a boxing match.
synonyms:
box
similar words:
compete, spar
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to battle or contend against.
synonyms:
battle, combat, contend against, resist
similar words:
confront, contest, defy, encounter, engage, oppose, repulse, rival, strive against, withstand
definition 2: to pursue or continue (a fight).
similar words:
conduct, engage, wage
definition 3: to box against.
synonyms:
box
definition 4: to cause or set (esp. an animal) to fighting.
similar words:
pit
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