1. A hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war (synset 100955670)
    "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
  2. The act of fighting;
    Any contest or struggle (synset 101173452)
    "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
  3. An aggressive willingness to compete (synset 104844656)
    "the team was full of fight"
  4. An intense verbal dispute (synset 107199051)
    "a violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate"
  5. A boxing or wrestling match (synset 100447478)
    "the fight was on television last night"
  1. Be engaged in a fight;
    Carry on a fight (synset 201092746)
    "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
  2. Fight against or resist strongly (synset 201093838)
    "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
  3. Make a strenuous or labored effort (synset 202412468)
    "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath"
  4. 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 (synset 202595732)
    "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"

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