Definition for battle

noun as in struggle

verb as in fight, struggle

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argue, clamor, contend, feud, strive, wrestle

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Example Sentences

Creating a vaccine that is effective at least 80 percent of the time, which is the threshold the Goalkeepers model uses, is only part of the battle.

Both Lavrov and Pompeo used their visits to Cyprus to underscore the broader proxy battle at play.

From Ozy

So, more than a few echoes of the Cold War and the battle between capitalism and socialism.

Creating the drug is only “part of the battle,” said Biden, who likened effective distribution to a complex military operation.

Apple last week filed a countersuit to stop the game maker from using its own payment system for Fortnite, escalating one of the most closely watched legal battles in the tech sector.

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The U.S. military just unveiled a new effort to get Iraqis ready to battle ISIS.

First, as opposition to gay marriage collapses, American anti-LGBT activists will slow their battle against it.

It is the steady accretion of detail that may yet be the most damaging factor in the battle for British hearts and minds.

The audio message featured the words, “the real battle in Lebanon is yet to begin.”

The Daily Beast spoke to a jubilant League on Tuesday about the behind-the-scenes battle to get The Interview to movie theaters.

A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.

After the battle of the Pyramids he fell sick, and before the Syrian expedition, applied to return to France.

He was a distinguished warrior under Francis I, mortally wounded at the battle of Marignan.

It was under his auspices that the battle of Lepanto was fought, in which the Turks were so signally defeated.

Again, she was present at the battle of Silan, where her heroic example of courage infused new life into her brother rebels.


On this page you'll find 164 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to battle, such as: action, assault, attack, bloodshed, bombing, and campaign.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.