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Meaning of DUEL

Pronunciation:  'dooul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)
  2. [n]  a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
  3. [v]  fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman; "In the 19th century, men often dueled over small matters"
 

DUEL is a 4 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: affaire d'honneur
 
 See Also: battle, combat, fight, fight, fighting, struggle, struggle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Du"el\, n. [It. duello, fr. L. duellum, orig., a contest
    between two, which passed into the common form bellum war,
    fr. duo two: cf. F. duel. See {Bellicose}, {Two}, and cf.
    {Duello}.]
    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.
    
    {Trial by duel} (Old Law), a combat between two persons for
       proving a cause; trial by battel.
    
    
    
    
  2. \Du"el\, v. i. & t.
    To fight in single combat. [Obs.]
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A front end to gdb by Michael Golan <mg@cs.princeton.edu>. DUEL implements a language designed for debugging c programs. It mainly features efficient ways to select and display data items. It is normally linked into the gdb executable, but could stand alone. It interprets a subset of c in addition to its own language.

Version 1.10.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in a duel means inner conflicts in which you need to find a middle ground between the two extremes. You need to stop seeing things in black and white.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affair of honor, battle, box, brawl, broil, buck, clash, close, collide, combat, come to blows, contend, contest, cut and thrust, dispute, exchange blows, fence, feud, fight, fight a duel, give and take, give satisfaction, grapple, grapple with, jostle, joust, mix it up, monomachy, oppose, quarrel, rassle, repel, riot, run a tilt, satisfaction, scramble, scuffle, single combat, skirmish, spar, strive, struggle, thrust and parry, tilt, tourney, traverse, tussle, wage war, war, withstand, wrestle
 

 

 

 

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