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Meaning of fight

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: 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" [syn: {battle}, {conflict},
           {fight}, {engagement}]
      2: 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" [syn: {fight},
         {fighting}, {combat}, {scrap}]
      3: an aggressive willingness to compete; "the team was full of
         fight" [syn: {competitiveness}, {fight}]
      4: an intense verbal dispute; "a violent fight over the bill is
         expected in the Senate"
      5: a boxing or wrestling match; "the fight was on television
         last night"
      v 1: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen
           fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting";
           "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
           [syn: {contend}, {fight}, {struggle}]
      2: fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would
         oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!" [syn: {fight}, {oppose},
         {fight back}, {fight down}, {defend}]
      3: make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years
         to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath" [syn:
         {fight}, {struggle}]
      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; "The liberal party pushed for
         reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is
         pushing for his favorite candidate" [syn: {crusade}, {fight},
         {press}, {campaign}, {push}, {agitate}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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