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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fight v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fought p. pr. & vb. n. Fighting.]
 1. To strive or contened for victory, with armies or in single combat; to attempt to defeat, subdue, or destroy an enemy, either by blows or weapons; to contend in arms; -- followed by with or against.
    You do fight against your country's foes.   --Shak.
    To fight with thee no man of arms will deign.   --Milton.
 2. To act in opposition to anything; to struggle against; to contend; to strive; to make resistance.
 To fight shy, to avoid meeting fairly or at close quarters; to keep out of reach.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fight·ing, a.
 1. Qualified for war; fit for battle.
    An host of fighting men.   --2 Chron. xxvi. 11.
 2. Occupied in war; being the scene of a battle; as, a fighting field.
 A fighting chance, one dependent upon the issue of a struggle. [Colloq.]
 Fighting crab Zool., the fiddler crab.
 Fighting fish Zool., a remarkably pugnacious East Indian fish (Betta pugnax), reared by the Siamese for spectacular fish fights.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: engaged in or ready for military or naval operations; "on
             active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review
             the fighting forces" [syn: active, combat-ready, fighting(a)]
      2: engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"; "a
         fighting war" [syn: belligerent, militant, war-ridden,
      3: disposed to loud disagreements and fighting [syn: brawling]
      n : the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke
          out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the
          streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
          [syn: fight, combat, scrap]