Definition Of battle


a sustained fight between large, organized armed forces.

the Battle of Shiloh

fight or struggle tenaciously to achieve or resist something.

he has been battling against the illness

Example Of battle

  • a legal battle over who owns the house

  • Cougars face an uphill battle as they struggle to rebuild confidence for Sunday's clash with Leigh.

  • he died in battle

  • He enjoyed wars and was the first prime minister since the duke of Wellington to have fought in battle .

  • he had a long battle with illness

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