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Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

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P. and V. μάχη, ἡ, ἀγών, ὁ, V. ἀλκή, ἡ. Contest: P. and V. ἅμιλλα, ἡ, V. ἀγωνία, ἡ, πάλαισμα, τό, ἆθλος, ὁ, δῆρις, ἡ (Aesch.). Encounter: V. συμβολή, ἡ, Ar. and P. σύνοδος, ἡ. Warfare: Ar. and V. Ἄρης, ὁ, V. δόρυ, τό. Sea fight: P. ναυμαχία, ἡ. Land fight: P. πεζομαχία, ἡ. Without a fight: use adv., P. ἀμαχεί.

v. trans.

P. and V. μάχεσθαι (dat. or πρός, acc.), ἀγωνίζεσθαι (dat. or πρός, acc.), V. συμβάλλειν μάχην (dat.). Oppose: P. and V. ἐναντιοῦσθαι (dat.), ἀνθίστασθαι (dat.). Engage: see engage. Fight a battle: P. μάχην μάχεσθαι (Isoc.). Be fought (of a battle): P. and V. γίγνεσθαι. Fight a losing battle with: V. δυσμαχεῖν (dat.). Fight a land battle: P. πεζομαχεῖν. Fight a sea battle: Ar. and P. ναυμαχεῖν, P. διαναυμαχεῖν. Fight a sea battle with others: Ar. and P. συνναυμαχεῖν. V. intrans. P. and V. μάχεσθαι, ἀγωνίζεσθαι, Ar. and P. διαγωνίζεσθαι, V. μάρνασθαι, αἰχμάζειν. Go to war: P. and V. πολεμεῖν. Fight it out: P. and V. διαμάχεσθαι, P. διαπολεμεῖν. Fight again, renew the fight: P. ἀναμάχεσθαι. Fight against: see fight. Oppose: P. and V. ἐναντιοῦσθαι (dat.), ἀνθίστασθαι (dat.), ἀντιτείνειν (dat.), P. ἀνταγωνίζεσθαι (dat.); see oppose. You indeed did shamelessly fight against dying: V. σὺ γοῦν ἀναιδῶς διεμάχου τὸ μὴ θανεῖν (Eur., Alc. 694). Fight against the gods: V. θεομαχεῖν. Fight by side of: V. παρασπίζειν (dat.). Fight for: P. προπολεμεῖν (gen. or absol.), Ar. προμάχεσθαι (gen.), V. ὑπερμάχεσθαι (gen.), ὑπερμαχεῖν (gen.). The cause was worth fighting for: P. ἦν δὲ ἄξιοςἀγών (Thuc. 7, 56). Fight in: P. ἐναγωνίζεσθαι. You made it (the land) a fair field for the Greeks to fight in: P. παρέσχετε αὐτὴν (τὴν γῆν) εὐμενῆ ἐναγωνίσασθαι τοῖς Ελλησι (Thuc. 2, 74). Fight with: see fight. Fight on the side of: P. συμμάχεσθαι (dat.), συναγωνίζεσθαι (dat).