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Definition 1: fight against or resist strongly - [verb of competition]

Samples where fight back or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The senator said he would oppose the bill
  • Don't fight it!

Synonyms for fight back in the sense of this definition

(fight back is a kind of ...) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

"the tribesmen fought each other" "Siblings are always fighting" "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"

(... is a kind of fight back ) show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient

"The Democratic senators recalcitrated against every proposal from the Republican side"

(... is a kind of fight back ) withstand the force of something

"The trees resisted her" "stand the test of time" "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"

(... is a kind of fight back ) stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

(... is a kind of fight back ) force or drive back

"repel the attacker" "fight off the onslaught" "rebuff the attack"

Definition 2: defend oneself - [verb of competition]

(fight back is a kind of ...) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

"the tribesmen fought each other" "Siblings are always fighting" "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"

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