Synonyms for spar

Synonyms for (noun) spar

Synonyms: spar, sparring

Definition: making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer

Similar words: pugilism, boxing, fisticuffs

Definition: fighting with the fists

Synonyms: spar

Definition: a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

Similar words: pole

Definition: a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic

Synonyms: spar

Definition: any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable

Similar words: mineral

Definition: solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition

Synonyms for (verb) spar

Synonyms: spar

Definition: fight verbally

Usage: They were sparring all night

Similar words: fence, argue, contend, debate

Definition: have an argument about something

Synonyms: spar

Definition: box lightly

Similar words: box

Definition: engage in a boxing match

Synonyms: spar

Definition: fight with spurs

Usage: the gamecocks were sparring

Similar words: fight, contend, struggle

Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country

Synonyms: spar

Definition: furnish with spars

Similar words: outfit, equip, fit, fit out

Definition: provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

Usage: The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

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