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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FOUGHT

Not until five o'clock had he by turns urged and fought himself to the ferry.

They fought each other for the possession of this wonderful land.

Mabel's lawyer has won the most difficult case he ever fought for.

Viviette alone in her maidenly splendour, he could have fought it down.

So, she fought no more, but left destiny to work its will unhampered by her futile strivings.

He fought it with all the strength of him, and that was much, but ever it abode there.

The girl's form became rigid as she fought for self-control.

We fought with Comanches and Crows, and expelled them from the Land.

And pushing, crowding, hugging the side of the stall, Mortimer fought his way to the girl.

He fought his way back to the open of the paddock without making a bet.

WORD ORIGIN

past tense and past participle of fight (v.). The past participle form foughten (Old English fohten) has been archaic since 18c. but occasionally appears in the phrase foughten field.

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