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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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IVANO BONETTI fought fire with fire last night when he accused opposite number Billy Davies of foul-mouthed abuse as Dundee crashed at home to Motherwell.
Fabulous Flournoy, named Bullets MVP for his 14 points, five rebounds and four steals, fought fire with fire to help the home side notch up when should have been a decisive lead with 3:32 left in the third quarter.