Challenge Synonyms and Antonyms

chăl'ənj

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Synonyms for Challenge

The definition of a test is an examination or an evaluation.
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To question
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To strive or contend about; to contest.
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Provocation is defined as something that gets someone to act, especially out of irritation.
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To express disapproval of, criticism of, or disappointment in (someone).
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To make a courageous show or put up a stalwart front.
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To hesitate because of one's doubts or objections; have scruples; object
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An act of daring; a challenge.
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To challenge or dare (someone) to do something:
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(Chiefly North America) To object to.
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The definition of confront is to oppose or face in a hostile situation.
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To ask questions of; interrogate; enquire; ask for information.
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(Slang) Temporary, often obsessive interest:
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To ask for the presence or participation of:
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To deserve or call for; require:
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(Idiomatic, often with to) To take offense; to object or protest.
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(Law, chiefly US) To apply for the removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior judge or court for the purpose of reexamination of for decision.
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To ask as a price or fee
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To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
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To command against the doing or use of (something); prohibit:
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To ask someone to come; to send for.
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To boldly and bravely oppose or confront, often to the chagrin of the one being bearded.
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(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
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To contest is to dispute or fight for something.
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To oppose is to disapprove of or be against something.
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(Climbing) To climb or descend a steep hill at a wide angle.
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(Law) A formal protest against a ruling of the trial court on a question of law, such as the admissibility of a certain piece of evidence, to make clear for the record that the issue is being preserved for a potential appeal.
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(Aviation) A four-digit transponder code used by aircraft for identification or transmission of emergency signals.
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A difficult or annoying experience
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The definition of a hurdle is a barrier that athletes or horses need to jump over during a competition, or an obstacle that needs to be overcome.
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The feeling, or spirit of being defiant.
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To exclude; to specify as being an exception.
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(Intransitive, chiefly historical) Specifically, to lodge an official objection (especially by means of a remonstrance) with a monarch or other ruling body.
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To charge with having committed a crime or offence.
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To use or reinterpret (a historically derogatory name or term) in a positive way, as in pride for one's social group.
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To give a slap.
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To declare to be false; deny.
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A call by an authority to appear, come, or do something.
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A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
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To line or trim the edge of, especially with contrasting material:
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To serve as a front for.
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(Archaic) To try to equal or surpass; compete with
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The definition of inveigh is to rant against something, or to speak or write about something with great hostility.
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To put forward in or as a reason for opposition; offer as criticism:
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To pass (a task or duty) to another, especially so as to avoid responsibility:
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To attack by argument or criticism; oppose or challenge as false or questionable
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To bring near; make approach (to something)
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To say in protest; object:
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(Uncountable) A comment of earnest reasoning meant to dissuade or remonstrate.
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(Intransitive) To be almost like some other thing.
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(Idiomatic) To approach or come close to something; to border or be on the edge of something.
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To question
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The definition of provoke is to push something to happen, or to annoy.
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Stump is defined as to confuse.
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To officially charge someone in a court of law.
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A demand
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Something that calls for special effort
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To determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination.
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To claim
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To cause to be interested or engaged:
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A protest; objection
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To mark with a query
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(Law) To lay legal claim to; claim formally.
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Antonyms for Challenge

To speak or write in response to:
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dispute, question
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(Slang) a feat, an (extraordinary) achievement (opposite of a fail)
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(Rare) To achieve a victory
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dispute, question
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dispute, question
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To defeat by a decision, as in boxing:
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To produce a return for effort or investment:
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(Intransitive) To concur upon conviction; as, to acquiesce in an opinion; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.
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Words Related to Challenge

To express the need or desire for
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Financial or other help.
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To withstand the actions of.
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The condition or quality of being difficult:
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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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A telephone communication or connection.
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(--- Law) The formal registration of protest against the admission of a piece of evidence at trial, on the grounds of some legal defect.
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(Archaic) To hesitate
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(--- Physiology) To produce increased activity or response in (an organ, tissue, or part); stimulate.
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(Obsolete or UK dialectal) Together.
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To interrogate or enquire of (a person).
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