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

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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. Glenn Beck:

    He's done a good job of still appearing to be the guy who is fighting for the little guy, the people who voted for him really want him to succeed and so they really want to give him the benefit of the doubt.

  2. Judit Polgar:

    In thinking, men and women are indeed different, but you can achieve the same goal of thinking differently, fighting in a different style, from a different direction.

  3. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    The fact that he cited her -- not to mention Martin Luther King Jr. -- as one of the people he appreciated tells you where this man is coming from in the global world, the fact that he talked about somebody that spent her life fighting for the poor and fighting for justice.

  4. Andy Bryant:

    I’m not going to tell you I'm proud of losing the kind of money we’re losing but I’m also going to tell you I’m not embarrassed by it like I was a year ago about where we were, This is the price you pay for sitting on the sidelines for a number of years and then fighting your way back into the market.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    This fevered pipe dream of Washington that at the convention they would parachute in some white knight who will save the Washington establishment, it is nothing less than a pipe dream, it ai n’t gon na happen. If it did happen, the people would quite rightly revolt. Senator Cruz only bolstered his case that he's gaining momentum in the battle against front-runner Trump with his Wisconsin victory. He scored 48 percent of the vote to Trump's 35 percent, and picked up the lion's share of the state's delegates. Ohio Gov. John Kasich trailed far behind. The race heads next, though, to New York state where Trump has a commanding lead in the polls. The criticism of having ties to the establishment is an unusual one for Cruz -- who has portrayed himself as an outsider fighting against what he calls.

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