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synonyms for take the field

  • 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 up the gauntlet
  • wage war
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antonyms for take the field

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

He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
But it was necessary to take Silan, which the rebels hastened to strengthen, closely followed up by the Spaniards.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
There were two battalions, together about a thousand men; and they brought a field-piece with them.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The reveillée of the sleeping Mexicans was the discharge of our two field-pieces loaded with canister.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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