fight for

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

fight play
  1. : to contend in battle or physical combat

  2. : to engage in boxing

  3. : to put forth a determined effort

  1. : a hostile encounter : battle, combat

  2. : a boxing match

  3. : a verbal disagreement : argument


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