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Another word for challenge

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Noun
  1. An act of taunting another to do something bold or rash

      1. To have the courage required for:
      2. To challenge (someone) to do something requiring boldness:
      3. To confront boldly; brave:
    See also:

    request

  2. Behavior or an act that is intentionally provocative

    See also:

    attack

  3. The act of expressing strong or reasoned opposition

    See also:

    support

Verb
  1. To call on another to do something requiring boldness

      1. To oppose or resist with boldness and assurance:
      2. To refuse to submit to or cooperate with:
      3. To be beyond the application or scope of; be contrary or resistant to:
      1. To have the courage required for:
      2. To challenge (someone) to do something requiring boldness:
      3. To confront boldly; brave:
  2. To confront boldly and courageously

      1. The forward part or surface, as of a building.
      2. The area, location, or position directly before or ahead.
      3. A position of leadership or superiority.
      1. The surface of the front of the head from the top of the forehead to the base of the chin and from ear to ear.
      2. A person:
      3. A person's countenance:
      1. To oppose or resist with boldness and assurance:
      2. To refuse to submit to or cooperate with:
      3. To be beyond the application or scope of; be contrary or resistant to:
      1. To have the courage required for:
      2. To challenge (someone) to do something requiring boldness:
      3. To confront boldly; brave:
      1. Possessing or displaying courage.
      2. Making a fine display; impressive or showy:
      3. Excellent; great:
      1. A growth of hair on the chin, cheeks, and throat of a person, especially a man.
      2. A tuft or growth of hairs, bristles, or other hairlike threads on a plant or animal.
      3. One who serves to divert suspicion or attention from another, especially a person of the opposite sex who accompanies a gay man or lesbian to give the impression of heterosexuality.
  3. To come near, as in quality or amount

    See also:

    same

  4. To express opposition, often by argument

  5. To take a stand against

      1. To travel or pass across, over, or through:
      2. To move to and fro over; cross and recross:
      3. To go up, down, or across (a slope) diagonally, as in skiing.
      1. To take action in opposition to; try to eliminate, reduce, or stop:
      2. To take action to defeat or thwart (an invading or occupying military force).
      3. To remain unaltered, undamaged, or unaffected by; withstand:
      1. To be or act in contention or conflict with:
      2. To be hostile or resistant to; try to prevent:
      3. To set as an opposite in position:
      1. To argue about; debate:
      2. To argue or debate with (someone).
      3. To question the truth or validity of; doubt:
      1. A struggle for superiority or victory between rivals:
      2. A competition, especially one in which entrants perform separately and are rated by judges:
      3. To compete or strive for; struggle to gain or control:
      1. A male deer.
      2. The male of various other mammals, such as antelopes, kangaroos, mice, or rabbits.
      3. Antelope considered as a group:
    See also:

    support

Another word for challenge

Noun
  1. A demand

  2. Something that calls for special effort

      1. A light portable barrier over which competitors must leap in certain races.
      2. A race in which a series of such barriers must be jumped without the competitors' breaking their stride.
      3. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
      1. A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
      2. An instance of such a proceeding:
      3. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
      1. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
      2. A series of questions, problems, or physical responses designed to determine knowledge, intelligence, or ability.
      3. A basis for evaluation or judgment:
    See also:

    difficulty

Verb
  1. To invite to a contest

      1. To come face to face with, especially with defiance or hostility:
      2. To bring face to face with:
      3. To come up against; encounter:
      1. To call together; convene:
      2. To request to appear; send for:
      3. To order to take a specified action; bid:
      1. To oppose or resist with boldness and assurance:
      2. To refuse to submit to or cooperate with:
      3. To be beyond the application or scope of; be contrary or resistant to:
      1. To have the courage required for:
      2. To challenge (someone) to do something requiring boldness:
      3. To confront boldly; brave:
  2. To question

  3. To claim