Definition of "fighting" []

  • To oppose or struggle against (an enemy) in battle (verb)
  • To oppose or struggle against (a person, thing, cause, etc) in any manner (verb)
  • To engage in or carry on (a battle, contest, etc) (verb)
  • To uphold or maintain (a cause, ideal, etc) by fighting or struggling (verb)
  • To make or achieve (a way) by fighting (verb)
  • To box, as for a living (verb)
  • To use aggressive rough tactics (verb)
  • To engage (another or others) in combat (verb)
  • A battle, struggle, or physical combat (noun)
  • A quarrel, dispute, or contest (noun)
  • Resistance (esp in the phrase to put up a fight) (noun)
  • The desire to take part in physical combat (esp in the phrase to show fight) (noun)
  • A boxing match (noun)
  • Present participle of fight. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Engaged in war or other conflict (adjective)
  • Apt to provoke a fight (adjective)
  • A fight or battle; an occasion on which people fight (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fighting" in a sentence
  • "These so-called 'Negro progress' organizations-Why, they insult your intelligence, claiming they are fighting in your behalf, to get you the equal rights you are asking for ... claiming they are _fighting_ the white man who refuses to give you your rights."
  • "A Roman soldier reading this or, hearing Paul preach it, would expect him to finish the sentence by saying "_with all your fighting strength fighting_.""
  • "The fighting component in national 'wushu' team is called 'sanda', however that one wear boxing gloves and fighting style and rules are different, so not suitable for wingchun fighting~~~"