English adjective: fighting
|1.||fighting engaged in or ready for military or naval operations|
|Samples||On active duty.|
The platoon is combat-ready.
Review the fighting forces.
|Domain category||armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine|
English noun: fighting
|1.||fighting (act) the act of fighting; any contest or struggle|
|Samples||A fight broke out at the hockey game.|
There was fighting in the streets.
The unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap.
|Synonyms||combat, fight, scrap|
|Broader (hypernym)||battle, conflict, struggle|
|Narrower (hyponym)||affaire d'honneur, affray, banging, battering, beating, brawl, brush, clash, close-quarter fighting, cut-and-thrust, disturbance, dogfight, dogfight, duel, encounter, fencing, fistfight, fisticuffs, fray, free-for-all, gang fight, gunfight, gunplay, hassle, impact, in-fighting, knife fight, rough-and-tumble, ruffle, rumble, scuffle, set-to, shock, shootout, single combat, skirmish, slugfest, snickersnee, tussle, whipping|