Synonyms of battle in English:

battle


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See Spanish definition of batalla

noun

1‘the battle raged throughout the night’

SYNONYMS
fight, conflict, armed conflict, clash, struggle, skirmish, engagement, dogfight, affray, fray, encounter, confrontation
contest, meeting, collision, duel
tussle, scuffle, melee, fracas
war, campaign, crusade
fighting, warfare, combat, action, hostilities
informal scrap, shoot-out
ANTONYMS

truce, peace

2‘a legal battle to overturn a music licence ban’

SYNONYMS
conflict, clash, contest, competition, struggle
disagreement, argument, dispute, controversy, debate
dissension, altercation, strife

verb

1‘he has been battling against illness’

SYNONYMS
fight, combat, contend with
resist, withstand, stand up to, put up a fight against, confront
war, feud
struggle, strive, campaign, work, toil
ANTONYMS

give up, give in

2‘Mark battled his way back to the bar’

SYNONYMS
scramble, struggle, labour
fight, elbow, push