join+battle

  • 1 join battle — ► join battle formal begin fighting. Main Entry: ↑join …

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  • 2 join battle — verb engage in a conflict The battle over health care reform was joined • Hypernyms: ↑contend, ↑fight, ↑struggle • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * join battle To engage in fighting …

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  • 3 join battle — Synonyms and related words: antagonize, battle, beat against, beat up against, breast the wave, buck, buffet, buffet the waves, close with, combat, compete with, contend against, contest, do battle, engage, engage in battle, fight, fight against …

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  • 4 join battle — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. engage with, fight against, open combat, join issue; see attack 1 , 2 , fight 2 …

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  • 5 join battle — formal begin fighting. → join …

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  • 6 join battle — participate in combat, go to battle, go out to fight in combat …

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  • 7 join battle — very formal to start fighting …

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  • 8 join battle (with somebody) — join ˈbattle (with sb) idiom (formal) to begin fighting sb: (figurative) Local residents have joined battle with the council over the lack of parking facilities. Main entry: ↑joinidiom …

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  • 9 join battle with — index engage (involve) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 To join battle — Join Join (join), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Joined} (joind); p. pr. & vb. n. {Joining}.] [OE. joinen, joignen, F. joindre, fr. L. jungere to yoke, bind together, join; akin to jugum yoke. See {Yoke}, and cf. {Conjugal}, {Junction}, {Junta}.] [1913… …

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  • 11 To join battle — Battle Bat tle, n. [OE. bataille, bataile, F. bataille battle, OF., battle, battalion, fr. L. battalia, battualia, the fighting and fencing exercises of soldiers and gladiators, fr. batuere to strike, beat. Cf. {Battalia}, 1st {Battel}, and see… …

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  • 12 Join — (join), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Joined} (joind); p. pr. & vb. n. {Joining}.] [OE. joinen, joignen, F. joindre, fr. L. jungere to yoke, bind together, join; akin to jugum yoke. See {Yoke}, and cf. {Conjugal}, {Junction}, {Junta}.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …

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  • 13 join — ► VERB 1) link or become linked or connected to. 2) unite to form a whole. 3) become a member or employee of. 4) (join up) become a member of the armed forces. 5) take part in (an activity). 6) come into the company of …

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  • 14 Battle — Bat tle, n. [OE. bataille, bataile, F. bataille battle, OF., battle, battalion, fr. L. battalia, battualia, the fighting and fencing exercises of soldiers and gladiators, fr. batuere to strike, beat. Cf. {Battalia}, 1st {Battel}, and see {Batter} …

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  • 15 Battle piece — Battle Bat tle, n. [OE. bataille, bataile, F. bataille battle, OF., battle, battalion, fr. L. battalia, battualia, the fighting and fencing exercises of soldiers and gladiators, fr. batuere to strike, beat. Cf. {Battalia}, 1st {Battel}, and see… …

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  • 16 Battle royal — Battle Bat tle, n. [OE. bataille, bataile, F. bataille battle, OF., battle, battalion, fr. L. battalia, battualia, the fighting and fencing exercises of soldiers and gladiators, fr. batuere to strike, beat. Cf. {Battalia}, 1st {Battel}, and see… …

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  • 17 Battle of Mons Graupius — Part of Roman conquest of Britain …

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  • 18 join — [join] vt. [ME joinen < OFr joindre < L jungere, to bind together, YOKE] 1. to put or bring together; connect; fasten 2. to make into one; unite [join forces, join people in marriage] 3. to become a part or member of; enter into association …

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  • 19 battle — I n. 1) to do, give, join battle 2) to fight, wage; lose; win a battle 3) to break off, terminate a battle 4) a bloody; decisive; fierce, pitched, raging; losing; running battle 5) a naval battle 6) a battle royal 7) a battle rages 8) a battle… …

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  • 20 join — v 1.Usu. join together link, couple, splice, unite, tie, bind, yoke; connect, bridge, span; fix, fasten, attach; combine, mix, converge, coalesce, commingle; associate, consolidate, amalgamate, merge, conglomerate, unify. 2. glue, glue together,… …

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