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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

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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

References in classic literature ?
It would be wearisome to narrate the details of that bloody struggle; of how we fought from the doorway, the full length of the room to the very foot of the throne before the last of my antagonists fell with my blade piercing his heart.
The men with us fought well, but never since Tars Tarkas and I fought out that long, hot afternoon shoulder to shoulder against the hordes of Warhoon in the dead sea bottom before Thark, had I seen two men fight to such good purpose and with such unconquerable ferocity as the young red man and I fought that day before the throne of Issus, Goddess of Death, and of Life Eternal.
So, driving in long, descending and ascending curves, these monsters wrestled and fought.
Then he would actually be the only fighter who fought and won against the three guys Oscar lost to.
In the most important fight of his life--a win would have given him a shot at Ali, who had previously beaten Sonny Liston to claim the heavyweight crown--Chuvalo went 15 rounds with Patterson and lost in a closely fought contest that should have been declared a draw.
I did get excited when I heard the news,'' said Jackson, who last fought and won against Matt Lindland in July 2006.
Most of the guys that are coming up, your top champions right now, you look at who they fought and they actually struggled coming up, you know, with a lot of decisions, a lot of boring fights,'' Pavlik said.
Mayweather then went back with his longtime promoter Bob Arum and fought Zab Judah last April under Arum's Top Rank Inc.
I think Mayweather hasn't fought a real welterweight yet and if he is not careful, he could lose the fight,'' Margarito said.
We think that the Oleg Maskaev of 2006 is a far, far superior fighter than the one that fought (Rahman) in 1999.
When Baldomir fought Judah, he had Judah just about running at the end of their bout.
Ferguson said Vargas can be better than he was before he fought Trinidad.
The 20-year-old super welterweight is 9-0 with six knockouts, and he fought for Team USA in the 2004 Olympic Games.
The respective promoters decided to go ahead with the fight anyway, saying Judah fought poorly simply because he wasn't motivated for Baldomir.