Definition of Duel

1. Noun. A prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor.

Exact synonyms: Affaire D'honneur
Generic synonyms: Combat, Fight, Fighting, Scrap
Derivative terms: Duelist, Duellist



2. Verb. Fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman. "In the 19th century, men often dueled over small matters"
Generic synonyms: Contend, Fight, Struggle
Derivative terms: Dueler, Duelist, Dueller

3. Noun. Any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups).
Generic synonyms: Battle, Struggle
Derivative terms: Duelist, Duellist

Definition of Duel

1. n. A combat between two persons, fought with deadly weapons, by agreement. It usually arises from an injury done or an affront given by one to the other.

2. v. i. & t. To fight in single combat.

Definition of Duel

1. Noun. Arranged, regular combat between two private persons, often over a matter of honor. ¹

2. Noun. Historically, the wager of battle (judicial combat) ¹

3. Noun. Any struggle between two contending persons, groups or ideas. ¹

4. Verb. To engage in a duel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Duel

1. to fight formally [v DUELED, DUELING, DUELS or DUELLED, DUELLING, DUELS]

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due east
due north
due process
due process of law
due south
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due to(p)
due west
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duecento
duecentos
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dueful
duel (current term)
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duelers
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duelist
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duelli
duelling
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