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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

Synonyms for fight

Synonyms for fight

an aggressive willingness to compete

Related Words

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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SAVERS are fighting shy of using their tax-free allowances to invest in shares.
FUND-RAISERS in Eastern Green who raised pounds 2,000 to buy a HeartStart machine were dismayed to find that people are fighting shy of learning how to use it.
Business owners and managers are still fighting shy of buying over the Internet - but they will do so when the right services are available, according to a survey by on-line press release writing service Think-PR.
TALKING of Time Lords, onetime Dr Who companion Billie Piper is fighting shy of appearing in the BBC's ancestry show Who Do You Think You Are?
The bookmakers are fighting shy of the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Mostashaar, which isn't surprising considering how well he won at Folkestone on his comeback.
They all seemed to be fighting shy of the barber's cut-throat razor, their hirsute features hidden under various bedraggled strands of facial hair.
Why is my MP fighting shy of the reply to which I'm entitled?
Something of the sort is happening in Japan, where banks are so overwhelmed with bad debts that they fighting shy of taking on goods ones.
Mikkel Kessler, Denmark's unbeaten WBA champion, also appears to be fighting shy of Calzaghe after watching the Welshman's crushing points defeat of America's Jeff Lacy in Manchester 11 days a go.
ONEwould have thought that following last year's experience with Premier Fantasy, trainer Seamus Graham would be fighting shy of a return to the William Hill English Derby.
Bookmakers are fighting shy of Philip Hobbs, with Unleash, making his seasonal return, and the quirky Supreme Serenade, high in the betting - befitting a trainer who has won two of the last four runnings.
Mr Lamb is owned by top owner David Johnson and the bookies are clearly fighting shy of the big hitters in the betting ring as they generally make another novice, Crocadee, second favourite.
BOOKIES have been fighting shy of canny trainer Jack Banks during the run up to today's Ladbroke Handicap at Newmarket.
This time last year, British trainers were fighting shy of opposing O'Brien on home ground in all but the most valuable of the juvenile purses, but this year the Ballydoyle battalions appear more vulnerable.
However, the Tote is fighting shy of predicting a record to top the pounds 1.