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To fight physically - thesaurus

Synonyms

fight

verb

if people or animals fight, they hit, kick, or bite each other

wrestle

verb

to fight by holding and pushing someone but without hitting with your fists, especially as a sport

clash

verb

mainly journalism if two groups of people clash, they suddenly start fighting with each other

come to blows

if two people come to blows, they start hitting each other

grapple

verb

to fight with someone

scrap

verb

informal to have a small fight or argument

fight it out

if two people fight it out, they fight or argue until something is decided

trade blows/insults

if people trade blows or insults, they hit or insult each other

tangle with

to become involved in a fight or an argument with someone

fight like cat and dog

to fight or argue often or with a lot of anger

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brawl

verb

to fight in a noisy way, especially in a public place

face off

informal if people or groups face off, they compete or fight with each other

join battle

to start fighting

mix it (up) with someone

to argue or fight with someone

scratch someone’s eyes out

to fight or argue with someone in a very angry and cruel way

scuffle

verb

to have a short fight that is not very violent

slog it out

informal to argue or fight about something until someone wins

slug it out

informal to argue or fight about something until someone wins

square up

British if two people square up, they prepare to start competing or fighting with each other

tangle

verb

informal to fight or to argue with someone

tussle

verb

to fight or argue with someone, especially because you are both trying to get something

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