Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fighting

1 sense of fighting

Sense 1
fight, fighting, combat, scrap -- (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")
       => conflict, struggle, battle -- (an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fight

4 senses of fight

Sense 1
contend, fight, struggle -- (be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country")
          Phrasal Verb-> fight off#1

Sense 2
fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend -- (fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!")
       => contend, fight, struggle -- (be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country")

Sense 3
fight, struggle -- (make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath")
       => try, seek, attempt, essay, assay -- (make an effort or attempt; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world")

Sense 4
crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate -- (exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate")
       => advertise, advertize, promote, push -- (make publicity for; try to sell (a product); "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops")

Antonyms of adj fighting

1 sense of fighting

Sense 1
active, combat-ready, fighting (prenominal) -- (engaged in or ready for military or naval operations; "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces")

INDIRECT (VIA operational) -> nonoperational, inactive -- ((military) not involved in military operations)

Similarity of adj fighting

1 sense of fighting

Sense 1
active, combat-ready, fighting (prenominal) -- (engaged in or ready for military or naval operations; "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces")
       => operational (vs. nonoperational) -- ((military) of or intended for or involved in military operations)

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