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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fight, fighting, combat, scrapadjective

    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)adjective

    engaged in or ready for military or naval operations

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

Wiktionary

  1. fightingnoun

    A fight or battle; an occasion on which people fight

  2. fightingadjective

    engaged in war or other conflict

  3. fightingadjective

    apt to provoke a fight

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fightingparticipial adj.

    Etymology: from fight.

    An host of fighting men went out to war by bands. 2 Chro.

    In fighting fields, as far the spear I throw
    As flies the arrow from the well-drawn bow. Alexander Pope, Odyss.

Wikipedia

  1. fighting

    Combat (French for fight) is a purposeful violent conflict meant to physically harm or kill the opposition. Combat may be armed (using weapons) or unarmed (not using weapons). Combat is sometimes resorted to as a method of self-defense, or can be used as a tool to impose one's will on others. An instance of combat can be a stand-alone confrontation or a small part of a much larger violent conflict. Instances of combat may also be benign and recreational, as in the cases of combat sports and mock combat. Combat may comply with, or be in violation of local or international laws regarding conflict. Examples of rules include the Geneva Conventions (covering the treatment of people in war), medieval chivalry, the Marquess of Queensberry rules (covering boxing) and several forms of combat sports.

ChatGPT

  1. fighting

    Fighting refers to engaging in physical combat or conflict, typically with the intention of overpowering or defeating an opponent. It involves the use of physical force, such as punches, kicks, or grappling, to assert dominance or defend oneself. Fighting can occur in various contexts, including sports or activities, self-defense scenarios, and armed conflicts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fighting

    of Fight

  2. Fightingadjective

    qualified for war; fit for battle

  3. Fightingadjective

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

Wikidata

  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.

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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

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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. Ould Cheikh Ahmed:

    I will start working immediately with the government of Yemen, the Houthis and other stakeholders to agree on the agenda, date and format for these talks, i hope that these first face-to-face talks will chart a course towards a rapid end to the fighting, the resumption of political dialogue, and Yemen's return to an orderly and peaceful political transition.

  2. Trooper Chris Hollingsworth:

    I beat the ever-living f *** out of him. Choked him and everything else trying to get him under control, we finally got him in handcuffs when a third man got there. And the son of a b * tch was still fighting, they were still wrestling with him, trying to hold him down. He was spitting blood everywhere. Then all of a sudden he just went limp.

  3. Bryan Stirling:

    This was all about territory. This was about contraband, this was about cellphones, these folks are fighting over real money and real territory while they are incarcerated.

  4. Irina Yaroshevich:

    The number of students has decreased, not only because of them moving to Vinnytsia, but also because of the fighting in our region.

  5. Barack Obama:

    ISIL leaders cannot hide, and our next message to them is simple: You are next, every day, we destroy as well more of ISIL's forces -- their fighting positions, bunkers, and staging areas; their heavy weapons, bomb-making factories, compounds and training camps.

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