combat

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1 combat /ˈkɑːmˌbæt/ noun
1 combat
/ˈkɑːmˌbæt/
noun
Learner's definition of COMBAT
[noncount]
: active fighting especially in a war
often used before another noun
2 combat /kəmˈbæt/ verb
combats; combated also combatted; combating also combatting
2 combat
/kəmˈbæt/
verb
combats; combated also combatted; combating also combatting
Learner's definition of COMBAT
[+ object]
: to try to stop (something) from happening or getting worse
formal : to fight against (someone) : to engage in combat against (an enemy)
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