combat


combat

noun

Definition of COMBAT

1
active fighting during the course of a war <a soldier who served throughout the war without actually seeing combat>
Synonyms action, battle, field
2
a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups <the two stags entered a furious combat for dominance of the herd>
Near Antonyms truce
3
an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another <the fierce ideological combat between the religionists and the secularists>
Near Antonyms concord, harmony, peace

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