HyperDic: combative

English > 3 senses of the word combative:
ADJECTIVEallcombative, contentious, disputatious, disputative, litigiousinclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
allcombative, agonistic, agonisticalstriving to overcome in argument
allcombative, battleful, bellicosehaving or showing a ready disposition to fight
combative > pronunciation
Soundskaa.mbae'tih.v; kahmbae'tihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > combative: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningInclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits.
Synonymscontentious, disputatious, disputative, litigious
Broaderargumentativegiven to or characterized by argument
Spanishcontencioso, discutidor, litigante, litigioso, polemista
Catalanlitigant
English > combative: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningstriving to overcome in argument.
Synonymsagonistic, agonistical
Broadercompetitive, competitoryInvolving competition or competitiveness
Spanishcombativo, discutidor
Nounscombativenessa militant / militant aggressiveness
English > combative: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving or showing a ready disposition to fight.
Example "a combative impulse"
Synonymsbattleful, bellicose
BroaderaggressiveHaving or showing determination and energetic / energetic pursuit of your ends
Spanishbélico, belicoso, combativo, pugnaz
Catalanbèl·lic, bel·licós, bregós, combatiu, pugnaç
Nounscombativenessa militant / militant aggressiveness
Adverbscombativelyin a bellicose contentious manner
Verbscombatbattle or contend against in or as if in a battle

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