To struggle or contend, as with an opposing force; to fight.
- To oppose in battle; fight against.
- To oppose vigorously; struggle against. See Synonyms at oppose.
- To engage in fighting; contend or struggle.
- Fighting, especially armed battle; strife. See Synonyms at conflict.
- Of or relating to combat: flew 50 combat missions.
- Intended for use or deployment in combat: combat boots; combat troops.