What does fighting mean?

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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

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

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.

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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. Rahul Katragadda:

    A few broken bones won't matter; you are not made of bones but of your will power, wisdom and willingness to keep fighting.

  2. Simona Halep:

    I wasn't surprised (by the upsets), it is normal, everyone is fighting like crazy because it's the last grand slam (of the year).

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    What I have said over and over again is that I have not and will not raise a nickel for a super PAC, i am the only Democratic candidate who does not have a super PAC. I will not have a super PAC. They are nurses and they are fighting for the health care of their people. They are doing what they think is appropriate. I do not have a super PAC.

  4. Chris Hayden:

    As the work to end the opioid epidemic continues, West Virginian families need Joe Manchin and Joe Manchin record of results on the front lines, joe's work in passing Jessie's Law is proof that Joe Manchin is committed to fighting the opioid epidemic and will stand up to anyone that gets in Joe Manchin way.

  5. The Italian:

    It's great but I already want to look ahead and I already know what I need to improve for the downhill, it was far from perfect today. I just skied in a fury, attacking every inch of the course. In the bottom part I was really fighting against the Streif.

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