combat: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (v.kum-bat', kom'bat, kum'-n.kom'bat, kum'-), [key]
— v., n. -bat•ed, -bat•ing -bat•ted, -bat•ting,
- to fight or contend against; oppose vigorously: to combat crime.
- to battle; contend: to combat with disease.
- active, armed fighting with enemy forces.
- a fight, struggle, or controversy, as between two persons, teams, or ideas.
- combat (Thesaurus)