Noun Definition


1.Definition: a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

"Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga", "He lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"

Related Noun(s):conflict, engagement, fight

Category: General

2.Definition: an energetic attempt to achieve something

"Getting through the crowd was a real struggle", "He fought a battle for recognition"

Related Noun(s):struggle

Category: General

3.Definition: an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)

"The harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph", "Police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"

Related Noun(s):conflict, struggle

Category: General