Crossword clues for combat
- Doctor in cape, fighting
- Doctor dons jacket for action
- Armed conflict
- Stave off
- Private practice?
- Military engagement
- What a soldier may see
- Military action
- Infantry action
- Type of trendy women's boots
- Try to counteract
- Private matter?
- Mercenary's work
- Many video games simulate it
- It may be hand-to-hand
- Fight — strive against
- Contest against
- Clash "___ Rock"
- Action, in war
- Action at the front
- '82 Clash album "___ Rock"
- Out of action
- See 16-Down
- Hand-to-hand fighting
- Front-line action
- Any contest or struggle
- An engagement fought between two military forces
- The act of fighting
- Oppose vigorously
- Climbing expert brought in first boot accessory
- Struggle for doctor getting into his overall
- Say World War II search area, tense
- Fighting? Doctor having one put in bed
- Fight doctor in film
- Fight Club follows The Big Sleep (final cut)
- Fight against
- Fight against; fighting
- Armed fighting
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Combat \Com"bat\, v. t. To fight with; to oppose by force, argument, etc.; to contend against; to resist.
When he the ambitious Norway combated.
And combated in silence all these reasons.
Minds combat minds, repelling and repelled.
Syn: To fight against; resist; oppose; withstand; oppugn; antagonize; repel; resent.
Combat \Com"bat\ (? or ?; 277), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Combated; p. pr. & vb. n. Combating.] [F. combattre; pref. com- + battre to beat, fr. L. battuere to strike. See Batter.] To struggle or contend, as with an opposing force; to fight.
To combat with a blind man I disdain.
After the fall of the republic, the Romans combated
only for the choice of masters.
Combat \Com"bat\, n. [Cf. F. combat.]
A fight; a contest of violence; a struggle for supremacy.
My courage try by combat, if thou dar'st.
The noble combat that 'twixt joy and sorrow was fought in Paulina.
(Mil.) An engagement of no great magnitude; or one in which the parties engaged are not armies.
Single combat, one in which a single combatant meets a single opponent, as in the case of David and Goliath; also, a duel.
Syn: A battle; engagement; conflict; contest; contention; struggle; fight, strife. See Battle, Contest.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1560s, from Middle French combat (16c.), from combattre (see combat (v.)).\n
n. A battle, a fight (often one in which weapons are used); a struggle for victory. vb. (context transitive English) To fight with; to struggle for victory against.
n. an engagement fought between two military forces [syn: armed combat]
Combat is an early video game by Atari, Inc. for the Atari 2600. It was released as one of the nine launch titles for the system in September 1977, and was included in the box with the system from its introduction until 1982. Combat was based on two earlier black-and-white coin-operated arcade games produced by Atari: Tank (published under the Kee Games name) in 1974 and Jet Fighter in 1975.
Earlier in 1977, Coleco had released the similarly titled Telstar Combat!, an entry in its Telstar series of dedicated consoles. Unlike the Coleco game, Combat had color graphics and numerous gameplay variations. The 27 game modes featured a variety of different combat scenarios, including tanks, biplanes, and jet fighters. The tank games had interesting options such as bouncing munitions ("Tank-Pong") and invisibility. The biplane and jet games also allowed for variation, such as multiple planes per player and an inventive game with a squadron of planes versus one giant bomber. Atari also produced a version of Combat for Sears titled Tank Plus (alluding to the original arcade game Tank). Combat was programmed by Joe Decuir and Larry Wagner.
Combat is purposeful violent conflict.
Combat may also refer to:
Combat was a large movement in the French Resistance created in the non-occupied zone of France during the Second World War (1939-1945).
Combat was one of the eight great resistance movements which constituted the Conseil national de la Résistance.
Combat juggling is a sport played by two or more players juggling three juggling clubs each. Combat can be played individually against a single opponent (one-on-one-combat), between teams of two or more players each, or in a group where everyone plays against everyone. The object of the game is to maintain the own juggling pattern while attempting to make the opponent drop one or more clubs.
"Combat" is an episode in the British science fiction television series Torchwood, which was broadcast on 24 December 2006. It is the eleventh episode of the first series. Weevils are being abducted by humans. As Owen goes undercover to find out who is committing these crimes, he meets Mark Lynch. Facing demons of his own, Owen becomes embroiled in the fightclub-like subculture of which Lynch is a part.
Combat (1944–1967) was an undefeated British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. Despite winning all nine of his reces, his career was largely overshadowed by that of his more celebrated stablemate Tudor Minstrel. He won all four of his races as a two-year-old in 1946 and all five in the following year including the Blue Riband Trial Stakes, Rous Memorial Stakes and Sussex Stakes. He was then retired to stud where he had limited success as a sire of winners. He died in 1967.
Combat was a French newspaper created during the Second World War. Originally founded in 1941 as a clandestine newspaper of the Resistance. Following the liberation, the main participants in the publication included Albert Ollivier (fr), Jean Bloch-Michel (1912–1987), and Georges Altschuler (fr). Among leading contributors were Jean-Paul Sartre, André Malraux, Emmanuel Mounier, Raymond Aron and Pierre Herbart (fr). From 1943 to 1947, its editor-in-chief was Albert Camus. Its production was directed by André Bollier until Milice repression led to his death.
In August 1944, Combat took the headquarters of L'Intransigeant, 100 Rue Réaumur (fr) in Paris, while Albert Camus became its editor in chief. The newspaper's production run decreased from 185,000 copies in January 1945 to 150,000 in August of the same year: it wasn't able to rival with others established newspapers (the Communist daily L'Humanité was publishing at the time 500,000 copies). During 1946, Combat was opposed to the "game of the parties" claiming to rebuild France, and thus became closer to Charles de Gaulle without, however, becoming the official voice of his movement.
Loyal to its origins, Combat tried to become the place of expression for those who believed in creating a popular non-Communist Left movement in France. In July 1948 (more than a year after the May 1947 crisis and the expulsion of the Communist ministers from the government), Victor Fay (de), a Marxist activist, took over Combat 's direction, but he failed to stop the newspaper's evolution towards more popular subjects and less political information.
In 1950, it hosted a debate about the Notre-Dame "Scandal," stimulated by a vehement letter by André Breton in response to the editor Louis Pauwels.
Philippe Tesson (fr) became editor in chief from 1960 to 1974. Henri Smadja (fr) originally thought Tesson could be a perfect puppet-editor but Smadja's situation, in part because of the Tunisian regime, got worse. In March 1974, Philippe Tesson created Le Quotidien de Paris (1974–1996), which he originally conceived as the successor of Combat.
During the May 1968 crisis, Combat supported the student movement although from a Stalinist point of view, through the signatures of the likes of Jacques-Arnaud Penent (fr). On 3 June, it published a falsified version of the Address to All Workers by the Council for Maintaining the Occupations, removing the references to the Situationist International and the attacks against the Stalinists. Henri Smadja committed suicide on 14 July 1974, and Combat definitively ceased to be published the following month.
Combat or fight is a purposeful violent conflict meant to weaken, establish dominance over, or kill the opposition, or to drive the opposition away from a location where it is not wanted or needed.
The term combat ( French for fight) typically refers to armed conflict between opposing military forces in warfare, whereas the more general term "fighting" can refer to any physical or verbal conflict between individuals or nations. Combat violence can be unilateral, whereas fighting implies at least a defensive reaction. A large-scale fight is known as a battle. A verbal fight is commonly known as an argument.
Combat is a black-and-white photograph by the Soviet photographer Max Alpert. It depicts a Soviet military officer armed with a TT pistol who is raising his unit for an attack during World War II. This work is regarded as one of the most iconic Soviet World War II photographs, yet neither the date nor the subject is known with certainty. According to the most widely accepted version, the photograph depicts Aleksei Gordeyevich Yeryomenko, minutes before his death on 12 July 1942.
Usage examples of "combat".
Similarly, the Iraqis have always had abysmal maintenance practices, and an operational readiness rate of 65 percent is the norm in many combat units.
In the strident accelerando of combat, I had found but a single way to minimize losses.
A Corporal First might prove to have more combat acumen than a stately aristocrat from one of the old famifies--and such could not be permitted since it undermined the myth of aristocratic invincibility.
Apres dix-sept ans de travaux et de combats, Adjutor de Vernon fut pris par les Turcs, et enferme dans Jerusalem.
Marine Corps combat instructor, Akers was trained as a Navy SEAL, and Swigart was a former Navy A-36 fighter pilot.
Pleasant talk and a thousand amorous kisses occupied the half hour just before supper, and our combat did not begin till we had eaten a delicious repast, washed down with plenty of champagne.
I painted our amorous combats in a lively and natural manner, for, besides my recollections, I had her living picture before my eyes, and I could follow on her features the various emotions aroused by my recital.
The pictures with which the closet where we breakfasted was adorned were admirable more from the colouring and the design than from the amorous combats they represented.
In the intervals of four amorous combats she told me enough of her life for me to divine what it had been.
Special Operations volunteers endured, everyone in the Ampersand group was grateful for the program of calisthenics, combat sports, and Swimming that Major Warren had imposed during the months at Gatehouse.
In fact, metal bracers are arguably necessary for combat archery, although they should have something on the inner side to shield the bowstring.
Lord Mansfield first rose, and, in a long and argumentative speech, he combated the arguments of those who maintained that the Americans were merely contending for exemption from taxation.
Admiral Vladimir Rostow settled back in the Combat Control Center of the Russian carrier Ataman and listened to the Mig pilots reporting in after their latest run over the occupied island of Kunashir.
Despite her natural athleticism, hand-to-hand combat had been the hardest course for her to master at Saganami Island.
Partly, because the grace of those steps illustrated their own athleticism, which was something any ground combat officer liked to see in her troops.