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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fight, fighting, combat, scrap(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    bit, flake, battle, fleck, conflict, rubbish, trash, fight, scrap, competitiveness, armed combat, combat, engagement, chip

    Antonyms:
    nonoperational, inactive

  2. active, combat-ready, fighting(a)(adj)

    engaged in or ready for military or naval operations

    "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces"

    Antonyms:
    inactive, nonoperational

Editors Contribution

  1. spar

    it's literally what sparring is

    sparring is fighting

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fighting(n.)

    Synonyms:
    contention, strife, quarrel, warfare

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How to use fighting in a sentence?

  1. Tulsi Gabbard:

    I am staying in the Democratic Party, and I'm fighting to take Democratic Party back, out of the hands of Hillary Clinton and the warmongering establishment, and put Democratic Party back into the hands of the people, so Democratic Party can truly be a champion for the people.

  2. Francis Marion:

    Fighting in the Revolutionary War, well, is terrifying. But I'm terrifyingly terrified the that terrified Regulars won't be terrified no longer.

  3. Mohamed Ibn Chambas:

    They have not been able to agree the idea of joint operations and right of hot pursuit, which is very, very crucial in fighting a movement like Boko Haram which can engage in battle in one country and then run into another.

  4. Joaquin Niemann:

    Being on the Presidents Cup, it's just a dream, it's a really good team this year. There's a lot of good players fighting for spots. This win definitely helps.

  5. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    The UK Government recognised it would take time for the ANDSF to develop into a fully-fledged fighting force capable of providing complete security for the people of Afghanistan, we have now concluded that we should maintain the scale of the UK's current military mission in the country in 2016, to help build a secure and stable Afghanistan. The scope and role of the UK mission are unchanged.

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