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Fight

Antonyms for fight:

comply, friendship, give in, give up.

Synonyms for fight:

Sense 1

showdown, jostle, fencing, mano a mano, ructions, fistfight, schism, tension, join battle, nerve oneself, toing and froing, hair-splitting, breach, ballyhoo, reload, pit against, quarrel, shouting match, fight out, COMP, one-horse race, flak, zero in on, discord, spar, olympiad, ding-dong, run-in, fist fight, crossfire, circularity, ruck, infighting, disturbance, turf war, rhubarb, remonstrate, square off, pitch against, standoff, dicker, battlefield, haggle, affray, prize fight, tangle with, karate, cavil, unpleasantness, blow up, dust-up, slanging match, running battle, rumpus, disunity, slugfest, hoo-ha, competition, turkey shoot, disharmony, flare up, ruckus, fall out, disputation, war of words, row.

Sense 2

bicker, truculence, squabble, polemic, pugnacity, joust, pugnaciousness, controversy, exchange, bellicoseness, outgun, mess with, tilt, pitched battle, Skirmishing, tournament, collision, brush, bellicosity, rift, get through to, truculency, racket, fire off, faction, the fray, dogfight, encounter, rumble.

Sense 3

combativeness, arms, duke, snipe, split, pitch into, spat, contentiousness, hassle, hold on, scene, foul, belligerence.

Sense 4

argument, stick up, quibble, belligerency, division.

Sense 5

entry, let off, tangle, race, take on.

Sense 6

trouble, unload, meet.

Sense 7

open up, sight, fire.

Sense 8

difficulty, load, clash.

Sense 10

discharge.

Sense 11

word, train.

Sense 12

pull.

Sense 13

shoot.

Sense 17

pop.

Sense 18

pack.

Sense 20

cover.

altercation

wrangle.

combat

duel.

commotion

to-do.

competition

rivalry.

disagree

haggle.

fistfight

fisticuffs.

grapple

wrestle.

grappling

wrestling match.

insist

stand.

invade

lay on.

jujitsu

judo.

oppose

stand up to.

protect

defend.

quarrel

tiff, feud.

remonstrate

remonstrate.

riot

free-for-all.

scuffle

melee.

self-protection

self-defense.

squabble

vendetta.

struggle

scrimmage.

wrangle

altercation.

Sense 1 (noun)

collision, tiff, squabble, competition, clash, altercation, duel, rivalry, feud, pitched battle, rhubarb, run-in, hassle, flare up, scrimmage, wrestling match, donnybrook, brush, difficulty, rumpus, fisticuffs, affray, free-for-all, contention, discord, quarrel, melee, joust, argument, disturbance, fray, tilt, showdown, controversy, row.

Sense 2 (noun)

pugnacity, belligerence.

Sense 3 (noun)

bicker, wrangle, tangle, quibble, spat.

Sense 4 (noun)

wrestle.

Sense 5 (noun)

stand.

Sense 6 (noun)

strive.

Sense 8 (noun)

running battle, fist fight.

Sense 9 (noun)

race.

Sense 10 (noun)

jostle, take on, hold on.

Sense 12 (noun)

square off, face off, duke, tangle with.

Sense 13 (noun)

discharge, let off, load, fire off, open up, fire, cover.

action (noun)

encounter.

aggressiveness (noun)

contentiousness.

agitation (noun)

turbulence, tumult.

attack (noun)

bloodshed, battle, sortie, combat, aggression, storm, siege, furor, invasion, spasm, charge, offense, strike, foray, tirade, riot, bombardment, outbreak, barrage, onslaught, warfare, thrust, raid, tie into, war.

battle (noun)

engagement, combat.

battle royal (noun)

pitched battle.

bravery (noun)

valor.

competition (noun)

rivalry, strife, contention.

conflict (noun)

confrontation.

confrontation (noun)

set-to.

contention (noun)

wrestling, flak.

contentiousness (noun)

quarrelsomeness.

courage, will to resist (noun)

aggressiveness, militancy, combativeness, attack, aggression, belligerence, pugnacity, resistance.

disagreement (noun)

quarrel.

disorder (noun)

turbulence, terrorism.

face-off (noun)

face off.

fight (noun)

campaign, struggle, competitiveness, crusade, engagement, battle, bout, press, agitate, conflict, fighting.

fight back (noun)

repress, suppress, check, resist.

fight off (noun)

bout, exchange, bloodshed, aggression, quarrel, disturbance, engagement, altercation, ruckus, attack, discord, fracas, resist, brush, riot, melee, repel, duel, row, argument, difference of opinion, warfare, contest, confrontation, fray, set-to, scuffle, conflict, dust-up, drive, campaign, rebuff, brawl, struggle, crusade, skirmish, encounter, battle, disagreement, clash, tussle, war, donnybrook, scrap, combat, free-for-all, dispute.

fisticuffs (noun)

fisticuffs.

militancy (noun)

militancy.

opposition (noun)

conflict, defiance, repression, obstruction, opposition, hindrance, dispute, suppression, inhibition, impediment, repulsion, confrontation, rebuff, counterattack, contradiction, protest, resistance, antagonism, adversary, objection, challenge, obstinacy, disagreement, interference, counteraction, friction.

physical encounter (noun)

broil, brush, brawl, contest, skirmish, combat, fray, conflict, bout, set-to, rumble, match, tiff, struggle, row, contention, fisticuffs, battle, duel, difficulty, free-for-all, war, altercation, joust, dispute, scuffle, argument, feud, disagreement, ruckus, dogfight, melee, hostility, tussle, affray, battle royal, strife, scrap, confrontation, controversy, clash, riot, quarrel, rivalry, to-do, exchange, scrimmage, engagement, fracas.

resistance (noun)

resistance.

revenge (noun)

sortie.

roughness (noun)

roughhouse.

scrimmage (noun)

scrimmage, scrabble.

vendetta (noun)

vendetta.

violence (noun)

attack, fierceness, frenzy, torture, vandalism, intensity, inhumanity, assault, uproar, commotion, terrorism, outrage, rage, abuse, thuggery, turmoil, broil, vehemence, violence, brutality, ferocity, insurrection, atrocity, barbarity, wildness, fracas, savagery, destructiveness, fury, brutishness, brawl.

warfare (noun)

crusade, hostility, campaign, offensive, contest, drive, scuffle, engagement, scramble, struggle, guerre, jihad, tussle, warpath.

attack (verb)

bombard, harry, savage, slash, lash, trounce, assail, lunge, pound, violate, scarify, scathe, scorch, hammer, invade, batter, flay.

battle (verb)

lay into, make war, engage.

competition (verb)

struggle, contend.

conflict (verb)

fray, contention.

engage in physical encounter (verb)

bicker, wrestle, wrangle, meet, tilt, assault, altercate, repel, strive, take the field, tug, grapple, resist, withstand, flare up, contend, spar, challenge.

oppose (verb)

contradict, repel, defy, object, counteract, resist, oppose, interfere, inhibit, intercept, check, counter, disagree, antagonize, repress, suppress, cross, confront, impede, obstruct, oppress, repulse, hinder, meddle.

resist (verb)

stand up to.

Usage examples for fight:

  • Now you must fight for yourself. - "A College Girl", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.
  • I hope they won't really fight. - "The Visits of Elizabeth", Elinor Glyn.
  • I thought he would stay and fight this time, sure. - "The Courier of the Ozarks", Byron A. Dunn.

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