Thesaurus

duel

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of duel

(Entry 1 of 2)

an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another
  • a duel for the title of captain of the team

Synonyms for duel

Words Related to duel

Near Antonyms for duel

duel

verb

Synonyms of duel (Entry 2 of 2)

as in fight, battle

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for duel

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about duel

Time Traveler for duel

Time Traveler

The first known use of duel was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Duel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/duel. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on duel

Dictionary: Definition of duel

Nglish: Translation of duel for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of duel for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about duel

Comments on duel

What made you want to look up duel? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!