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Synonyms for fighting

Synonyms for (noun) fighting

Synonyms: scrap, combat, fight, fighting Definition: the act of fighting; any contest or struggle Usage: a fight broke out at the hockey game; there was fighting in the streets; the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

Similar words: battle, struggle, conflict Definition: an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals) Usage: the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph--Thomas Paine; police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

Synonyms for (adjective) fighting

Synonyms: active, combat-ready, fighting Definition: engaged in or ready for military or naval operations Usage: on active duty; the platoon is combat-ready; review the fighting forces

Similar words: operational Definition: (military) of or intended for or involved in military operations