Synonyms of fight back in English:

fight back


See definition of put up a fight

phrase

1‘use your pent-up anger to fight back’

SYNONYMS
retaliate, counterattack, strike back, hit back, reply, respond, react, reciprocate, return fire, give tit for tat, give as good as one gets, return the compliment, defend oneself, put up a fight, return like for like, get back at someone, give someone a dose of their own medicine, give someone a taste of their own medicine
formal requite something
archaic serve someone out, give someone a Roland for an Oliver
ANTONYMS

turn the other cheek

2‘she had to fight back tears of frustration’

SYNONYMS
repress, restrain, suppress, stifle, smother, hold back, keep back, keep in check, check, curb, contain, control, keep under control, rein in, silence, muffle, bottle up, choke back, swallow, strangle, gag
informal button up, keep the lid on, cork up
ANTONYMS

give in to, let out