Antonyms

1. out-of-bounds

adjective. outside the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • free

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2. out-of-bounds

adjective. barred to a designated group.

Synonyms

  • off-limits

Antonyms

  • unclassified
  • unconfined

3. Thermopylae

noun. a famous battle in 480 BC; a Greek army under Leonidas was annihilated by the Persians who were trying to conquer Greece.

Etymology

  • Thermopylae (Latin)
  • Θερμοπύλαι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. out-of-town

adjective. happening in or being of another town or city.

Antonyms

  • near

5. tug-of-war

noun. any hard struggle between equally matched groups.

Synonyms

  • battle
  • conflict

Antonyms

  • defend
  • agreement
  • keep

6. battle-ax

noun. a broadax used as a weapon.

Synonyms

  • broadax
  • broadaxe
  • Lochaber ax
  • halberd
  • battle-axe
  • poleaxe

Antonyms

  • uxoricide
  • hubby
  • house husband
  • family man

7. battle

noun. ['ˈbætəl'] a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war.

Synonyms

  • combat
  • dogfight
  • pitched battle
  • engagement
  • war
  • action
  • assault
  • Armageddon
  • conflict
  • armed combat
  • fight
  • military action
  • naval battle

Antonyms

  • descending
  • falling
  • past
  • present

Etymology

  • batel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bataille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. battle

noun. ['ˈbætəl'] an energetic attempt to achieve something.

Synonyms

  • try
  • joust
  • effort
  • duel
  • scuffle
  • tilt
  • scramble
  • attempt
  • endeavour
  • endeavor

Antonyms

  • defend
  • nonoperational
  • cold war
  • peace

Etymology

  • batel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bataille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. battle

verb. ['ˈbætəl'] battle or contend against in or as if in a battle.

Synonyms

  • combat
  • dogfight
  • wrestle
  • fight
  • contend

Antonyms

  • nonparticipation
  • nonattendance
  • disassembly
  • cooperation

Etymology

  • batel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bataille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. battle

noun. ['ˈbætəl'] an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals).

Synonyms

  • class warfare
  • scrap
  • fighting
  • war
  • turf war
  • class struggle
  • rising
  • uprising
  • insurrection
  • warfare
  • combat
  • group action
  • rebellion
  • pacification
  • counterinsurgency
  • conflict
  • revolt
  • strife
  • class war
  • tug-of-war
  • fight
  • feud

Antonyms

  • segregation
  • non-involvement
  • engagement
  • non-engagement

Etymology

  • batel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bataille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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