fight fight  /ˈfaɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
  2. (n) the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
  3. (n) an aggressive willingness to compete
  4. (n) an intense verbal dispute
  5. (n) a boxing or wrestling match
  6. (v) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
  7. (v) fight against or resist strongly
  8. (v) make a strenuous or labored effort
  9. (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

Usage(s):

  1. At Ole Miss, the Senator helped lead a fight to keep blacks out of his national fraternity.
  2. But after a night discussing what that fight would be like with her closest advisers and her husband, she was dropping out of the race.

News

  1. First rule about baseball Fight Club isâ?¦ you talk about it incessantly

    'Fight Club' SOE promo. / Stephen Dunn, Getty Images
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Steel fight adds to EU-China trade tension

    Steel fight adds to EU-China trade tension
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNNMoney.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Fight over mac and cheese ends in stabbing

    A fight over missing macaroni and cheese and spilled beer ended with a stabbing in Deltona this week. Randy Zipperer, 49, was arrested on charges of aggravated battery and obstructing an officer without violence after he allegedly stabbed his brother on Tuesday, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

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