Definition of fight for one's life
- Her condition is very serious. She's fighting for her life.
: to contend in battle or physical combat
: to engage in boxing
: to put forth a determined effort
: a hostile encounter : battle, combat
: a boxing match
: a verbal disagreement : argument
: the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body
: a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings
: an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction
: of or relating to animate being
: using a living model
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