Combat - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 07/12/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Combat.

6 letter answer(s) to combat

  1. an act by a government body or supranational organization; "recent federal action undermined the segregationist position"; "the United Nations must have the power to propose and organize action without being hobbled by irrelevant issues"; "the Union action of emancipating Southern slaves"
  2. the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism; "the piano had a very stiff action"
  3. the trait of being active and energetic and forceful; "a man of action"
  4. the series of events that form a plot; "his novels always have a lot of action"
  5. a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
  6. the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
  7. put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"
  8. institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that t
  1. an energetic attempt to achieve something; "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition"
  2. a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
  3. battle or contend against in or as if in a battle; "The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Northern Iraq"; "We must combat the prejudices against other races"; "they battled over the budget"
  4. an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
  5. fight
  1. act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say"
  2. contrast with equal weight or force
  3. be against; express opposition to; "We oppose the ban on abortion"
  4. be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion"
  5. set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other"
  6. fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"

3 letter answer(s) to combat

  1. a concerted campaign to end something that is injurious; "the war on poverty"; "the war against crime"
  2. the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
  3. an active struggle between competing entities; "a price war"; "a war of wits"; "diplomatic warfare"
  4. a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply; "war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring"
  5. make or wage war

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