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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 ?
And so the fight sways on, now one and now the other getting a trifling pull.
Catching sight of Tom's face in the state I have described, all fear of consequences vanishing out of his mind; he rushed straight off to the matron's room, beseeching her to get the fight stopped, or he should die.
There was a strong feeling in the School against catching hold and throwing, though it was generally ruled all fair within limits; so the ring was broken and the fight stopped.
After that we talked no more, but watched the fight.
I have seen many bull-fights, but never have I seen anything so abominable as the scene in the boxes when the fight was over.
And now that the horse fights the bull, what weapons has it?
You kin fight in the middle, under the electric light, an' whichever way the bulls come in we kin sneak the other way.
Martin muttered aloud, as he watched the progress of the fight.
Tennyson tells how after the fight a great storm arose:
Thereon the son of Lycaon shouted out and said, "You are hit clean through the belly; you will not stand out for long, and the glory of the fight is mine.
Thus, then, did she bear her dear son out of the fight.
The central tangle of the battle above was circling down as if to come into touch with the power-house fight.
Less and less did they seem to fight with any object other than escape.
I am going to fight--because I am going to fight," answered Porthos, reddening.
I will therefore fight in my doublet, like yourself.