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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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As it fights off an infection, the human body tailors its immune response.
color) Lakers' Shaquille O'Neal fights off Warriors' Adonal Foyle in the first quarter Thursday.
New research has confirmed that hunch and shown that the amount of this chemical in a plant determines the degree to which it fights off current and future infections.