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Synonyms of battle in English:


  • 1 the battle raged throughout the night
    contest, meeting, collision, duel;
    tussle, scuffle, melee, fracas;
    war, campaign, crusade;
    informal scrap, dogfight, shoot-out
    [Antonyms] truce, peace
  • 2 a legal battle to overturn a music licence ban
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  • 1 he has been battling against illness
    fight, combat, contend with;
    resist, withstand, stand up to, put up a fight against, confront;
    struggle, strive, campaign, work, toil
    [Antonyms] give up, give in
  • 2 Mark battled his way back to the bar
    scramble, struggle, labour;
    fight, elbow, push
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