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See definition of fought on Dictionary.com
  • verbengage in physical encounter
  • verboppose action, belief

synonyms for fought

  • attack
  • battle
  • challenge
  • clash
  • meet
  • protect
  • resist
  • altercate
  • assault
  • bicker
  • box
  • brawl
  • buck
  • contend
  • dispute
  • duel
  • feud
  • grapple
  • joust
  • oppugn
  • quarrel
  • repel
  • rowdy
  • scrap
  • scuffle
  • skirmish
  • spar
  • strive
  • struggle
  • tiff
  • tilt
  • traverse
  • tug
  • tussle
  • war
  • withstand
  • wrangle
  • wrestle
  • bandy with
  • bear arms
  • brush with
  • carry on war
  • cross swords
  • do battle
  • exchange blows
  • flare up
  • go to war
  • mix it up
  • ply weapons
  • take all comers
  • take the field
  • take up the gauntlet
  • wage war
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antonyms for fought

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  • agree
  • give in
  • make peace
  • surrender
  • yield
  • believe
  • support
  • uphold
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How to use fought in a sentence

The reason it failed is that people argued against, fought and ultimately defeated dominant 18th-century values, often overcoming serious entrenched interests to do so.
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The Bolts hoisted their second ever Stanley Cup on Monday night after dispatching the Dallas Stars 2-0, bringing to an end a hard-fought but ultimately comfortable series after six games.
THE TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING FINALLY DELIVERED ON THEIR STANLEY CUP POTENTIALTERRENCE DOYLESEPTEMBER 29, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It was under his auspices that the battle of Lepanto was fought, in which the Turks were so signally defeated.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
And all the while she fought him, she punctuated her blows with words, some abusing him, others in defense of her father.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Two artillery subalterns who had fought their way through a mob stricken with panic for the moment, soon arrived.
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They have fought countless bloody wars and have committed countless horrible atrocities in their zeal for Him.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
When Europeans, native travelers and mails were swept out of existence they fought each other.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He fought with the Boers against us and has taken his immense bulk into one campaign after another.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
This was when Don Joan Ronquillo, with that great fleet, went out and fought the one that the enemy maintained along these coasts.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Regular pitched battles were fought with sticks and staves and stones.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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