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Definition of Fight

Fight

  1. 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.
  2. To act in opposition to anything; to struggle against; to contend; to strive; to make resistance.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. To cause to fight; to manage or maneuver in a fight; as, to fight cocks; to fight one's ship.
  6. 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.
  7. A struggle or contest of any kind.
  8. Strength or disposition for fighting; pugnacity; as, he has a great deal of fight in him.
  9. A screen for the combatants in ships.

Fight Quotations

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
Mahatma Gandhi

If you want to have a life that is worth living, a life that expresses your deepest feelings and emotions and cares and dreams, you have to fight for it.
Alice Walker

We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
Winston Churchill

I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.
Albert Einstein

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
e. e. cummings
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Fight Translations

fight in Afrikaans is veg
fight in Dutch is strijden, kampen, strijd voeren
fight in French is combattons, rixe, combattre, combattez, combattent
fight in German is Kampf, Kampf, Schlacht
fight in Italian is duellare, litigare, zuffa, combattimento, lottare
fight in Latin is macto, pugna
fight in Portuguese is luta, pelejar
fight in Spanish is lucha, luchar, zipizape, combate, pelear, batallar

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