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Definition of Combat


  1. To struggle or contend, as with an opposing force; to fight.
  2. To fight with; to oppose by force, argument, etc.; to contend against; to resist.
  3. A fight; a contest of violence; a struggle for supremacy.
  4. An engagement of no great magnitude; or one in which the parties engaged are not armies.

Combat Quotations

What I saw when I was a child was my father who was a pilot, and because of circumstances was thrown into the political system, and all I saw when was small after my grandmother died was my father in constant - constant combat with the system in India, and then I saw him die, actually.
Rahul Gandhi

Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
Miguel de Cervantes

Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend toward processed food and fast food.
Andrew Weil

The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is to support them, because they're protecting us.
Tom Clancy

To be a soldier one needs that special gene, that extra something, that enables a person to jump into one on one combat, something, after all, that is unimaginable to most of us, as we are simply not brave enough.
Rupert Everett
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Combat Translations

combat in French is se battre
combat in Italian is lottare
combat in Spanish is batallar
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