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Fight

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(1):

(v. i.) A battle; an engagement; a contest in arms; a combat; a violent conflict or struggle for victory, between individuals or between armies, ships, or navies, etc.

(2):

(v. i.) A struggle or contest of any kind.

(3):

(v. i.) A screen for the combatants in ships.

(4):

(v. t.) To carry on, or wage, as a conflict, or battle; to win or gain by struggle, as one's way; to sustain by fighting, as a cause.

(5):

(v. i.) To act in opposition to anything; to struggle against; to contend; to strive; to make resistance.

(6):

(v. i.) To strive or contend for victory, with armies or in single combat; to attempt to defeat, subdue, or destroy an enemy, either by blows or weapons; to contend in arms; - followed by with or against.

(7):

(v. i.) Strength or disposition for fighting; pugnacity; as, he has a great deal of fight in him.

(8):

(v. t.) To cause to fight; to manage or maneuver in a fight; as, to fight cocks; to fight one's ship.

(9):

(v. t.) To contend with in battle; to war against; as, they fought the enemy in two pitched battles; the sloop fought the frigate for three hours.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Fight'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/f/fight.html. 1828.

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