Definition of fight for
1 : to fight in support of (something) young soldiers fighting for their country This is a cause that's worth fighting for.
2 : to fight or struggle to get, keep, or achieve (something) The team is fighting for a spot in the play-offs. The two armies fought all night for control of the fort. They had to fight for survival.
Word by Word Definitions
: to contend in battle or physical combat
: to strive to overcome a person by blows or weapons
: to engage in boxing
: a hostile encounter : battle, combat
: a boxing match
: a verbal disagreement : argument
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