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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.
"It's all fair"--"It isn't"--"No hugging!" The fight is stopped.
"He is saying: 'For God's sake let me out of this; I don't want to fight,'" said John Harned.
It is cowardly for five men to fight one stupid bull.
"The horse does not fight the bull," said Luis Cervallos.
"You kin fight in the middle, under the electric light, an' whichever way the bulls come in we kin sneak the other way."
Brute-beasts!" Martin muttered aloud, as he watched the progress of the fight. It was to him, with his splendid power of vision, like gazing into a kinetoscope.
Poets of the time made ballads of this fight. Raleigh wrote of it as you have just read, and in our own day the great laureate Lord Tennyson made the story live again in his poem The Revenge.
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. But the son of Capaneus was not unmindful of the orders that Diomed had given him.
It became more and more evident that the Germans were getting the worst of the unequal fight. More and more obviously were they being persecuted.
The rest of the fight had already gone over the island, a wild crescendo of shots and yells and smashing uproar.
"But what are you going to fight about, Athos?" asked Aramis.
I am going to fight--because I am going to fight," answered Porthos, reddening.