fight for

Definition of fight for

  1. 1 :  to fight in support of (something) young soldiers fighting for their country This is a cause that's worth fighting for.

  2. 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

fightplay
  1. :  to contend in battle or physical combat

    :  to strive to overcome a person by blows or weapons

    :  to engage in boxing

  1. :  a hostile encounter :  battle, combat

    :  a boxing match

    :  a verbal disagreement :  argument


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