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Entry Word: combat
Function: noun
Text: 1 active fighting during the course of a war <a soldier who served through the war without actually seeing combat>
Synonyms action, battle
Related Words attack, fire; hostilities, operations, warfare; duty, service
2 a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups <the two stags entered a furious combat for dominance of the herd> -- see FIGHT 1
3 an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another <fierce ideological combat> -- see CONTEST 1