Definition of Combat. Meaning of Combat. Synonyms of Combat

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Definition of Combat

Combat Com"bat (? or ?; 277), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Combated; p. pr. & vb. n. Combating.] [F. combattre; pref. com- + battre to beat, fr. L. battuere to strike. See Batter.] To struggle or contend, as with an opposing force; to fight. To combat with a blind man I disdain. --Milton. After the fall of the republic, the Romans combated only for the choice of masters. --Gibbon.
Combat Com"bat, v. t. To fight with; to oppose by force, argument, etc.; to contend against; to resist. When he the ambitious Norway combated. --Shak. And combated in silence all these reasons. --Milton. Minds combat minds, repelling and repelled. --Goldsmith. Syn: To fight against; resist; oppose; withstand; oppugn; antagonize; repel; resent.

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