Verb(1) maintain or assert(2) have an argument about something(3) to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation(4) succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something(5) compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others(6) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
(1) In their grounds of appeal the appellants contend that the trial judge was wrong to rule as he did.(2) the local team should contend for a division championship(3) she had to contend with his uncertain temper(4) He wants to contend that because that was again an argument not put to the Court of Appeal or to the judge.(5) Ealing however contend that this simply reflects the position under the old statutory instrument.(6) There are at least three schools of thought contending for primacy in this debate.(7) The Irish industry is currently contending with variability and scarcity of supplies, partly due to catch restrictions and pressure on fish stocks along with a somewhat fragmented industry structure.(8) Mr Katkowski has contended that the deputy judge's decision was right, and for the right reasons.(9) Also don't forget, the two best runners up go straight through without the inconvenience of the play offs, and Ireland are building nicely towards contending for one of those spots.(10) Beijing is contending for the leadership of the twenty-first century.(11) Along with dangerous health struggles, Luna finds herself contending with the legacy of shame and secrecy that surround issues of sexuality in the Latino community.(12) They toured the area and challenged contenders to stay in the ring as long as they could.(13) They are a mediocre team in a mediocre division contending for a divisional championship.(14) If ever a man had difficulties of character and temperament to contend with , it was Gilbert.(15) Surely there are enough of them out there to have a few contenders for the bench.(16) Other contenders included a supermarket, hotel and a motorway service station.
(1) contend with :: make met
2. compete ::
3. assert ::
4. manage ::
5. fight ::
6. postulate ::
7. vie ::
8. fence ::
9. repugn ::
1. deny ::
2. gainsay ::
Different Formscontend, contended, contender, contenders, contending, contends
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