battle

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  • Info Generally, a battle is a conceptual component in the hierarchy of combat in warfare between two or more forces, or combatants.
  • Neither team led by more than six points at any point during the see-saw battle.
  • A number of changes were introduced as a result of experience gained in the battle.
  • Entering the second half of the season a close three-way battle has developed.
  • The king was killed in battle in the year one thousand.
  • The position was eventually destroyed in a hand to hand battle.
  • The game was a see-saw battle until the fourth quarter.
  • The match was a hard fought battle and looked set to be a draw.
  • This winter brought a hand-to-hand battle for life. Cited from The Poems of Sidney Lanier
  • The region has experienced extensive changes over the years, starting after the battle.
  • He had been an inspiration for his troops throughout the three-day battle.
  • After a hard-fought battle he succeeded in taking the island.
  • He is thus the last of Paul's close friends to die in battle.
  • The see-saw battle continued in the third period.
  • It was the last major battle in the north.
  • It was a long-drawn-out battle not to be won merely by saying right was right. Cited from Heritage of the Desert, by Zane Grey
  • Henry V led his troops into battle and participated in hand-to-hand fighting.
  • Players may have either one-on-one battles or two-on-two.
  • It was true; a hand-to-hand battle was going on less than a block away. Cited from The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life
  • A battle always has as its purpose the reaching of a mission goal by use of military force.
  • However, they did not have enough power to fight actual battles at first.
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Meaning of battle

  • noun A hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga, he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • verb Battle or contend against in or as if in a battle
    The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Northern Iraq, We must combat the prejudices against other races, they battled over the budget