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Past tense and past participle of fight.
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the past tense and past participle of fight
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n., v. fought, fight•ing. n.
1. a battle or combat.
2. any contest or struggle: to put up a fight against crime.
3. an angry argument or disagreement.
4. a boxing bout.
5. a game or diversion in which the participants hit or pelt each other with something harmless: a pillow fight.
6. ability, will, or inclination to fight, strive, or resist.v.i.
7. attempt to defend oneself against or to subdue, defeat, or destroy an adversary.
8. to contend in any manner; strive vigorously for or against something.v.t.
9. to contend with in battle or combat; war against.
10. to contend with or against in any manner: to fight despair.
11. to carry on (a battle, duel, etc.).
12. to maintain (a cause, quarrel, etc.) by fighting or contending.
13. to make (one's way) by fighting or striving.
14. to cause or set (a boxer, animal, etc.) to fight.
15. to maneuver (troops, ships, etc.) in battle.
16. fight back, to check; hold back (tears).
17. fight off, to beat back; repel.Idioms:
1. fight it out, to fight until a decision is reached.
2. fight shy of, to keep away from; avoid.
[before 900; Middle English fi(g)hten, Old English fe(o)htan; c. Old Saxon, Old High German fehtan]
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