Textual thesaurus for "fight"

(noun) conflict, battle, engagement

a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga; he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement

(noun) scrap, combat, 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

(noun) competitiveness

an aggressive willingness to compete

the team was full of fight

(verb) contend, struggle

be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country

(verb) fight back, fight down, oppose, defend

fight against or resist strongly

The senator said he would oppose the bill; Don't fight it!

(verb) struggle

make a strenuous or labored effort

She struggled for years to survive without welfare; He fought for breath

(verb) crusade, press, push, campaign, agitate

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

The liberal party pushed for reforms; She is crusading for women's rights; The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate