Synonyms for Battle:

n.

pitched battle, incursion, brush, clash, mission, confrontation. quagmire, trouble, tragedy, crisis, nightmare, stress, worst-case scenario, ordeal. brawl, striving, fist fight, race, competition, Corrivalry, rivalry, tug-of-war, running battle. free-for-all, contend, wrestle, tilt, duel. vie, jostle, challenge, compete, take on, hold on. act (noun)
engagement, fight, conflict.
attack (noun)
fury, invasion, spasm, assault, foray, warfare, bloodshed, strike, violence, outbreak, riot, barrage, onslaught, thrust, bombardment, frenzy, sortie, storm, combat, furor, aggression, attack, siege, charge, tirade, raid, fight, war, offense.
battle (noun)
engagement, combat, struggle, fight, conflict.
competition (noun)
contention.
conflict (noun)
tug-of-war, confrontation.
fight back (noun)
engage in a battle.
military fight (noun)
conflict, crusade, bloodshed, engagement, assault, havoc, war, contention, press, onset, brush, struggle, sortie, ravage, carnage, bombing, hostility, clash, attack, combat, fray, campaign, barrage, onslaught, warfare.
struggle (noun)
contest.
warfare (noun)
crusade, contest, warpath, tussle, scuffle, conflict, guerre, campaign, jihad, hostility, engagement, scramble, offensive, drive, struggle.

v.

battle (verb)
engage.
competition (verb)
combat.
conflict (verb)
contention.
contend (verb)
compete.
fight, struggle (verb)
wrestle, contend.
meeting (verb)
confrontation.

Other synonyms:

ordeal, incursion, brawl, tug-of-war, fist fight, quagmire, nightmare, Corrivalry, pitched battle, jostle. brush, free-for-all, tragedy, crisis, carnage, striving, duel, mission, running battle. wrestle, hold on. race, tilt, competition. take on, challenge. stress. trouble. competition
rivalry.
contest
contend.
Other relevant words:
brawl, challenge, havoc, race, wrestle, jostle, tug-of-war, confrontation, compete, affray, striving, trouble, take on, contend, contention, ravage, carnage, tilt, competition, crisis, nightmare, duel, fray, onset, brush, Corrivalry, clash, bombing, free-for-all, incursion, mission, rivalry, press, pitched battle, vie.

Usage examples for battle

  1. The battle was won. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  2. However, the sons of Tyndareus came to Aphidnae, and took the place after a battle in which it is said that Alykus fell, the son of Skeiron, who then was fighting on the side of the Dioskuri. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  3. He said, A battle – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell