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Adjective fighting has 3 senses
  1. active, combat-ready, fighting - engaged in or ready for military or naval operations; "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces"
    Antonym: nonoperational (indirect, via operational)
  2. belligerent, fighting, militant, war-ridden, warring - engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"; "a fighting war"
    Antonym: peaceful (indirect, via unpeaceful)
  3. brawling, fighting - disposed to loud disagreements and fighting
    Antonym: orderly (indirect, via disorderly)
Noun fighting has 1 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"
    --1 is a kind of conflict, struggle, battle
    --1 has parts: blow
    --1 has particulars:
     gunfight, gunplay, shootout; brush, clash, encounter, skirmish; dogfight; fencing; in-fighting; set-to; shock, impact; hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfingt, rough-and-tumble; duel, affaire d'honneur; fistfight, fisticuffs, slugfest; battering, banging; beating, whipping; affray, disturbance, fray, ruffle; brawl, free-for-all; knife fight, snickersnee, cut-and-thrust; rumble, gang fight
    Derived form: verb fight1
Verb fight has 4 senses
  1. fight, struggle - be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"
    Derived forms: noun fight3, noun fight4, noun fight1, noun fighter1, noun fighter2, noun fighting1
    Sample sentences:
    Sam and Sue fight
    Sam cannot fight Sue
  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!"
    --2 is one way to fight, struggle
    Derived forms: noun fight2, noun fighter1, noun fighter2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. fight, struggle - make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath"
    --3 is one way to try, seek, attempt, essay, assay
    Derived form: noun fight5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  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"
    --4 is one way to advertise, advertize, promote, push
    Derived form: noun fighter3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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