What is another word for fights?

177 synonyms found


[ fˈa͡ɪts], [ fˈa‍ɪts], [ f_ˈaɪ_t_s]

The word "fights" is often used to describe physical altercations, but there are numerous synonyms that can be used to convey the same meaning. Some of these include skirmishes, brawls, battles, clashes, tussles, encounters, and scuffles. Each of these words describes a different type of fight, with skirmishes conveying a sense of minor conflict and brawls implying a more violent altercation. Battles, on the other hand, might suggest a full-scale war, while clashes and tussles describe more intense but brief struggles. Encounters and scuffles tend to be less formal than other types of fights, with a more impromptu or spontaneous feel.

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    Usage examples for Fights

    The Mahdi has followers even in the army, which perhaps for that reason fights so poorly.
    "In Desert and Wilderness"
    Henryk Sienkiewicz
    We differed on many points of ethics with bruin, and our fights, successful or otherwise, were too numerous and disagreeable to relate fully.
    "My Attainment of the Pole"
    Frederick A. Cook
    With little ammunition, we were not at all able to engage in bear fights.
    "My Attainment of the Pole"
    Frederick A. Cook

    Famous quotes with Fights

    • There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win.
      Muhammad Ali
    • Oh, who am I trying to kid? It's a madhouse. The minute those cameras go off, things just explode, everyone is just at each other in one way or another, in closets or cat fights here and there. It's nuts. You know, I can't be a part of it.
      Richard Dean Anderson
    • Fighters with 13 fights are winning world titles, and of course they don't know how to behave.
      Alexis Arguello
    • I think I went on a nice winning streak of about 20 fights until I fought Jorge Reyes and he stopped me in 6 rounds after I punched myself out.
      Alexis Arguello
    • If you can believe this, I didn't fight for my first world title fight till I had 58 fights, so I really appreciated what I was fighting for and for whom as well.
      Alexis Arguello

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