Synonyms for combat

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : verb kuhm-bat, kom-bat, kuhm-; noun kom-bat, kuhm-
Phonetic Transcription : verb kəmˈbæt, ˈkɒm bæt, ˈkʌm-; noun ˈkɒm bæt, ˈkʌm-

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Définition of combat

Origin :
  • 1560s, from Middle French combat (16c.), from Old French combattre (12c.), from Late Latin combattere, from Latin com- "with" (each other) (see com-) + battuere "to beat, fight" (see batter (v.)). Related: Combated; combating; combatted; combatting.
  • noun battle
  • verb fight
Example sentences :
  • In front of Judge Gould's office the combat was at its height.
  • Extract from : « Harriet, The Moses of Her People » by Sarah H. Bradford
  • In fact, as far as I know, little attempt was made to combat fear in any way.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • In the man's emphasis the girl realized at last the inefficacy of her efforts to combat his will.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • If we are going to combat the 'yellow peril' we must combine against it.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Externally the combat of chastity recommences; always the thorns reappear.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • How the combat was going down there, it was difficult to say.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • He tried to imagine the combat, his own attitude, and the position of his adversary.
  • Extract from : « A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales » by Guy De Maupassant
  • I only know that I must wait—that compulsion is greater than my strength to combat.
  • Extract from : « There is a Reaper ... » by Charles V. De Vet
  • Even when the combat is no more than doubtful, they bear away the bodies of their slain.
  • Extract from : « Tacitus on Germany » by Tacitus
  • She began to speak quickly, with determination, to combat her fear.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens

Antonyms for combat

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