Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: battle
Function: noun
Text: 1 a forceful effort to reach a goal or objective <passing the class was an uphill battle, but she succeeded> -- see STRUGGLE 1
2 a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups <a battle between rival gangs left two people injured> -- see FIGHT 1
3 active fighting during the course of a war <the battle of Bunker Hill was actually fought on a nearby hill> -- see COMBAT 1
4 an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another <the chess game was a real battle between two of the world's best players> -- see CONTEST 1