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〔 `bætl 〕


〔 ˋbætl 〕

Overview of noun battle

The noun battle has 3 senses

  • battle, conflict, fight, engagement -- (a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement")

  • struggle, battle -- (an energetic attempt to achieve something; "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition")

  • conflict, struggle, battle -- (an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs")

Overview of verb battle

The verb battle has 1 sense

  • battle, combat -- (battle or contend against in or as if in a battle; "The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Northern Iraq"; "We must combat the prejudices against other races"; "they battled over the budget")