Textual thesaurus for "combat"

(noun) armed combat

an engagement fought between two military forces

(noun) scrap, fight, fighting

the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

a fight broke out at the hockey game; there was fighting in the streets; the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

(verb) battle

battle or contend against in or as if in a battle

The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Northern Iraq; We must combat the prejudices against other races; they battled over the budget