What does Fighting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fight, fighting, combat, scrap(adj)

    the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

    "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"

  2. active, combat-ready, fighting(a)(adj)

    engaged in or ready for military or naval operations

    "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces"

Wiktionary

  1. fighting(Noun)

    A fight or battle; an occasion on which people fight

  2. fighting(Adjective)

    engaged in war or other conflict

  3. fighting(Adjective)

    apt to provoke a fight

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fighting

    of Fight

  2. Fighting(adj)

    qualified for war; fit for battle

  3. Fighting(adj)

    occupied in war; being the scene of a battle; as, a fighting field

Freebase

  1. Fighting

    Fighting is the fifth studio album by Irish rock band Thin Lizzy, released in 1975. After spending four albums trying to find their niche, the band finally forged an identifiable sound featuring the twin guitars of Scott Gorham and Brian Robertson. This sound draws from hard rock, folk, pop and rhythm and blues. It set the stage for the big commercial breakthrough of the follow-up album, Jailbreak. The track "Suicide" was originally performed by Thin Lizzy when guitarist Eric Bell was still in the band, including on a BBC broadcast recorded in July 1973. It was first performed with different lyrics under the title "Baby's Been Messing". Another track recorded at the Fighting sessions was "Try a Little Harder", which was eventually released on the Vagabonds, Kings, Warriors, Angels boxed set in 2002. Fighting is the only other Thin Lizzy album aside from their 1971 debut where band members other than Phil Lynott receive sole songwriting credits for certain tracks. Bell wrote "Ray Gun" on the debut, and Robertson and Gorham wrote "Silver Dollar" and "Ballad of a Hard Man", respectively. Europe guitarist John Norum covered "Wild One" on his 1987 album Total Control. Europe covered "Suicide" on their 2008 live album Almost Unplugged.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. fighting

    Qualified for war; fit for battle; as, “A host of fighting men.” Also, occupied in war; being the scene of war; as, a fighting field.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fighting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2847

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fighting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2813

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fighting' in Nouns Frequency: #1798

How to pronounce Fighting?

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How to say Fighting in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fighting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fighting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Fighting in a Sentence

  1. Kip Burgess:

    It really feels like they are throwing me under the bus to get back at the insurance company, these two giant corporations are fighting it out, and they don't really care about me in any shape or form.

  2. South Sudan military spokesperson:

    Fighting has not reached the area of Leer, and I don't think the populations should run.

  3. Mark Herring:

    For too long, we have overlooked the inherent racism of these monuments, and for too long we have allowed the grandeur of the architecture to blind us to the insult of glorifying men for their roles in fighting to perpetuate the inhumanity of slavery.

  4. Megan Rapinoe:

    So whether that is youth teams or staffing for each team or promotion and sponsorship, you know, advertising for both teams, I don't think that that is equal yet, so yes we are fighting for equal compensation but we are also fighting for this larger picture of investment in both programs equally.

  5. President Catherine Engelbrecht:

    They are still entrenched on the idea that the IRS did nothing wrong and all of America now knows that is not the case, what we’re fighting for is we want to see a policy that prohibits viewpoint discrimination. Holding the IRS accountable and personalizing it is a great step forward to coax each one out of their den of thieves.

Images & Illustrations of Fighting

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