Militate

Mil"i*tate

(?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Militated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Militating (?).] [L. militare, militatum, to be a soldier, fr. miles, militis, soldier.] To make war; to fight; to contend; -- usually followed by against and with.
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These are great questions, where great names militate against each other.
Burke.
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The invisible powers of heaven seemed to militate on the side of the pious emperor.
Gibbon.
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