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Dictionary definition for: Fight

1. (n) the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game" "there was fighting in the streets" "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"

2. (v) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other" "Siblings are always fighting"

3. (n) an intense verbal dispute; "a violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate"

4. (v) fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill" "Don''t fight it!"

5. (n) a boxing match; "the fight was on television last night"

6. (v) make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare" "He fought for breath"

7. (n) a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga" "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"

8. (v) 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; "The liberal party pushed for reforms" "She is crusading for women''s rights" "The Dean is pushing for his fa

9. (n) an aggressive willingness to compete; "the team was full of fight"

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