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  • as inrepulse
  • as infight back
  • as infight back/fight off

synonyms for fight off

  • fend off
  • overthrow
  • put down
  • rebuff
  • repel
  • resist
  • ward off
  • check
  • defeat
  • nix
  • rebut
  • reject
  • beat off
  • brush off
  • drive back
  • heave-ho
  • hold off
  • keep off
  • kick in the teeth
  • push back
  • set back
  • stave off
  • throw back
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antonyms for fight off

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  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • help
  • attract
  • enchant
  • please
  • soothe
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    How to use fight off in a sentence

    It was more like the boarding of a ship than any land fight I had ever seen or imagined.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    The fight lasted two days, and only two men out of the five hundred escaped with their lives.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    But they soon fell out, for Murat had the audacity to try and make these patriots fight instead of merely seeking plunder.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    It was found afterwards that the rebels meant to fight the two British forces in detail before they could effect a junction.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    Ike had read the "Herald," with all about "the great prize fight" in it, and had become entirely carried away with it.
    THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
    He has straightened out his line on the left; after a fierce fight which has cost him no less than 700 fresh casualties.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    What better hap could a cavalry subaltern desire than such a fight under such conditions?
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    The fight was over and Lawrence rode up to the house, and was met on the porch by a white haired, fine looking old gentleman.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    Therefore David sent word to the general to place Uriah in the front of the battle, where the fight was hardest.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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    WORDS RELATED TO FIGHT OFF

    • beat off
    • bottle up
    • check
    • contain
    • control
    • curb
    • fight off
    • hold back
    • oppose
    • repel
    • reply
    • repress
    • repulse
    • resist
    • restrain
    • retaliate
    • stave off
    • ward off
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