Fight - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the act of fighting; any contest or struggle (syn: combat, fighting, scrap)
- an aggressive willingness to compete (syn: competitiveness)
- an intense verbal dispute
- a boxing or wrestling match
- fight against or resist strongly (syn: defend, oppose)
- make a strenuous or labored effort (syn: struggle)
- exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for (syn: agitate, campaign, crusade, press, push)
When he was young he was always fighting.
He fought like a tiger.
The U.S. and Germany fought in World Wars I and II.
They vowed to fight the invaders of their homeland.
The U.S. fought Germany in World Wars I and II.
He and his wife are always fighting over money.
We were fighting to protect our jobs.
A fight broke out in the bar.
When he was young he was always getting into fights.
He got into another fight with his wife about money.
a fight for the heavyweight title
He had had a fight with Smith and bloodied his nose.
He had a big fight with his dad the night before.
He was still full of fight.
Great Britain fought with Turkey against Russia.
fight down — fight against or resist strongly
fight off — force or drive back
present participle: fighting
past tense: fought
past participle: fought