join battle

join battle
join battle formal begin fighting.
Main Entry: join

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

  • join battle — formal begin fighting. → join …   English new terms dictionary

  • join battle — participate in combat, go to battle, go out to fight in combat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • join battle — very formal to start fighting …   English dictionary

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