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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fight, fighting, combat, scrapadjective

    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)adjective

    engaged in or ready for military or naval operations

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

    Antonyms:
    inactive, nonoperational

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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. fightingnoun

    Synonyms:
    contention, strife, quarrel, warfare

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How to use fighting in a sentence?

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Still humanity is in her infancy, so often we engage in fighting to destroy ourselves.

  2. District Judge Tanya Chutkan:

    Mr. Smocks now seeks to somehow compare himself and drape himself in the mantle of civil rights. I, for one, find that offensive, people died fighting for civil rights.

  3. Pat Quinn:

    We were fighting two wars, and there were natural disasters, when the earthquake happened in Haiti it was the same team who helped clear the port.

  4. Amal Madi:

    I can't go out on a tour or talk to citizens because of the fighting and the curfew.

  5. Ray Mabus:

    These Marines, these veterans, that have participated in this have attacked fellow Marines, and that is inexcusable in a fighting force, and particularly in the Marines, who are so special. every Marine has to know that every other Marine has their back.


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