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Synonyms for fight

oppose

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battle

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engage in

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take the field

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box

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  • box
  • spar with
  • exchange blows with

oppose

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fight back

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fight shy of something

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fight something back

fight something or someone off

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Synonyms for fight

an aggressive willingness to compete

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a boxing or wrestling match

make a strenuous or labored effort

exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person

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Which is what is commonly known as fighting fire with fire.
In a physical opening 45 minutes, Merthyr failed to get the ball down and fell into the trap of fighting fire with fire against a much bigger Bitton outfit.
ARSONISTS have been starting fires in the grassy valleys of South Wales for years, but now authorities are fighting fire with fire.
The 24-year-old Parker, returning to Odsal for the first time since his close-season move across the Pennines, acknowledges the strength of the Bulls pack but says the Wolves will be fighting fire with fire.
Firemen have set dozens of backfires, fighting fire with fire by dropping thousands of small balls filled with incendiary chemicals across the Everglades' grass.
an emerging leader in the field of Intelligent Security Infrastructure Management Systems (iSIMS), today announced the first IT security solution that can both repel hostile attacks on enterprise networks and accurately identify the malicious attackers in order to plan and execute appropriate countermeasures -- effectively fighting fire with fire.
It could be a case of fighting fire with fire against the visitors.
And are you any better than him, fighting fire with fire by sneaking out for sex with your lover?
Surely it must be worth tackling these yobs by fighting fire with fire.
Fighting fire with fire is all very well - until it burns down your own house.
Quite literally, they are fighting fire with fire, using an experimental prescribed burning program to rid specific areas of grass and plant life that fire uses to grow and strengthen
When Ronald Reagan came to office in 1980, bringing with him James Watt, Foreman began considering his own past, decided he had won nothing, and started fighting fire with fire.