Combat means to fight or struggle.(verb)
An example of combat is for a superhero to fight a criminal.
The definition of a combat is a battle or struggle.(noun)
An example of a combat is a street fight.
See combat in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr combattre < VL *combattere < L com-, with + battuere, to beat, fight: see batter
Origin: Fr < the v.
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verb com·bat·ed or com·bat·ted, com·bat·ing or com·bat·ting, com·bats verb, transitive
Origin: French combattre
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin combattere
Origin: : Latin com-, com-
Origin: + Latin battere, to beat (alteration of battuere).
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