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  Words related to battle

Related / Similar Words: struggle, conflict, fight, engagement, combat

 

Definition:
  • an energetic attempt to achieve something; "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition";
  • a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement";
  • 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";
  • battle or contend against in or as if in a battle; "The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Nothern Iraq"; "We must combat the prejudices against other races"; "they battled over the budget";

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    Hyponyms: duel, scramble, scuffle, joust, tilt, Armageddon, pitched battle, naval battle, combat, armed combat, dogfight, assault, Battle of Britain, Drogheda, class struggle, class war, class warfare, rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising, pacification, counterinsurgency, strife, tug-of-war, turf war, fight, fighting, scrap, feud, war, warfare, wrestle

     

    Part Meronyms: war, warfare

     

    Derivational Morphology: fight, struggle, engage, wage, combat, fighting, scrap, armed combat, combatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrapper, conflict, engagement

     

    Anagrams: ballet, tablet, ablate

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: betejë   Bosnian: bitka  
    Catalan: batalla   Chinese: 爭鬥  
    Croatian: bitka   Danish: slag  
    Dutch: slag   Esperanto: batalo  
    Finnish: taistelu   French: bataille  
    German: Schlacht   Greek: μάχη  
    Hebrew: קרב   Hungarian: csata  
    Italian: battaglia   Japanese: 戦い  
    Korean: 전투   Latin: dimicatio  
    Lithuanian: mūšis   Polish: bitwa  
    Portuguese: batalha   Romanian: bătălie  
    Russian: битва   Slovak: bitka  
    Spanish: batalla   Swedish: slag  
    Turkish: cenk  
     
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