Synonyms for fight:
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.
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.
stand up to.
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)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
running battle, fist fight.
Sense 9 (noun)
Sense 10 (noun)
Sense 12 (noun)
square off, face off, duke, tangle with.
Sense 13 (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 royal (noun)
courage, will to resist (noun)
fight back (noun)
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.
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.
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.
lay into, make war, engage.
engage in physical encounter (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.
stand up to.