HyperDic: fight_back

English > 2 senses of the expression fight back:
VERBcompetitionfight backdefend oneself
competitionfight back, fight, oppose, fight down, defendfight against or resist strongly
English > fight back: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningdefend oneself.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadercontend, fight, struggleBe engaged in a fight
Spanishdefenderse, oponerse
Catalandefensar-se
English > fight back: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningfight against or resist strongly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsfight, oppose, fight down, defend
Narrowerrecalcitrateshow strong objection or repugnance
repel, repulse, fight off, rebuff, drive backForce or drive back
resist, hold out, withstand, stand firmstand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something
resist, stand, fendwithstand the force of something
Broadercontend, fight, struggleBe engaged in a fight
Spanishdefenderse, defender, derrotar, enfrentarse, luchar, oponerse a, oponerse, oponer, pelear
Catalandefensar-se, lluitar, oposar

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