Synonyms of battle in English:

battle


See definition of battle

noun

1‘the battle raged throughout the night’

SYNONYMS

fight, conflict, armed conflict, clash, struggle, skirmish, engagement, affray, fray, encounter, confrontation

contest, meeting, collision, duel

tussle, scuffle, melee, fracas

war, campaign, crusade

fighting, warfare, combat, action, hostilities

informal scrap, dogfight, 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