Contend synonyms

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To contest is to dispute or fight for something.
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To engage in or as if in battle.
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Proof by witness; attestation; testimony.
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To dispute is defined as to question the truth of something or to fight for the lead.
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To contend with or oppose with violence or in battle.
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(Intransitive) To find fault; to cavil.
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Of war; of fighting
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Provoking or likely to provoke controversy
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To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
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To imitate (a person or thing admired)
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(Obsolete) Inclined to contradict or cavil.
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Of opinions, propositions or questions, subject to dispute; not settled.
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Of or relating to something that is in question as to its value or intent.
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Producing or tending to produce faction; causing dissension
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Belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly
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Disputable at law
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Of, engaged in, or inclined to mutiny
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Given to, engaging in, or promoting sedition.
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Moving rapidly or violently:
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A vehement quarrel.
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(Countable) A contest for a prize or award.
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A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
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The definition of a controversy is a public disagreement with two sides openly debating.
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The state of being dissident; dissent
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A melee; a free-for-all.
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In economics, rivalry is a characteristic of a good. Rivalrous goods are those which can be consumed by only one person at the same time -- for example, a candy bar or a suit; a non-rivalrous good may be provided to more consumers at a very low marginal cost for each additional consumer.
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To work against; oppose; especially to incite reaction.
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To try to prove by giving reasons; maintain; contend
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To avow is defined as to make it known or to admit to it.
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To bargain means to discuss the details in a business transaction regarding selling, buying, or exchanging.
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To brawl is to become involved in a noisy or violent fight.
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To struggle against
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To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
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To demand or ask for as rightfully belonging or due to one; assert one's right to (a title, accomplishment, etc. that should be recognized)
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Combat means to fight or struggle.
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The definition of compete means to be in a contest or rivalry.
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To be in or come into opposition; differ.
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To fight or contend (with) successfully or on equal terms
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To pass over; go from one side to the other of; go across
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To debate is defined as to argue about the opposing sides of a subject or to discuss the merits of different arguments and points of view.
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To meet (someone) or find (something) unexpectedly.
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To line or trim the edge of, especially with contrasting material:
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To struggle or try to cope (with)
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To adhere or conform to; keep:
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To oppose is to disapprove of or be against something.
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(Rare) To contradict or controvert; to oppose; to challenge or question the truth or validity of a given statement.
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To reason is to think things through, to use logic, or to try to solve a problem with logic.
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To take part in a skirmish
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To squabble is to argue or fight, especially over something silly.
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To move or progress with difficulty:
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Tug is defined as to drag or pull hard.
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To strive for victory or superiority; contend.
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To lay claim to; to assert a right to; to claim.
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To engage in (a war or campaign, for example).
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(Intransitive) To struggle or strive
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(Intransitive) to admit defeat, to capitulate
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To transfer the title or ownership of
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(Of a pugilist) to droop the head
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To give up into the power, control, or possession of another; specifically (military) to yield (a town, a fortification, etc.) to an enemy.
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To let be or do without interference.
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(Chess) To withdraw (a piece), as from a dangerous position
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To forsake (someone or something that one ought not to leave); abandon
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To leave behind; to desert as in a ship or a position, typically in response to overwhelming odds or impending dangers; to forsake, in spite of a duty or responsibility. [First attested in the late 15th century.]
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To duel is defined as to fight.
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To dispute, argue, contend, attack, etc.
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To carry on, as a contest; to wage.
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(Archaic) To try to equal or surpass; compete with
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To propose or bring up for discussion or debate
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To engage in a bad-tempered quarrel, often in a petty manner over something trivial; squabble.
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To quibble is defined as to use petty, trivial expressions or arguments when discussing an issue.
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(Informal) To engage in a spat, or quarrel
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(Intransitive) To quarrel.
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To wrangle is to get something using persuasion, to manage animals on a ranch, or to loudly argue about something.
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To argue or fight:
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(Intransitive) to enter into an argument, conflict, dispute, or fight
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To make a solemn promise. See also oath.
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To adduce (something) as a reason, excuse, support etc.
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To assert the truth of, to affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner.
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To corroborate or confirm; vouch for:
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To state openly a choice, opinion, etc. (for or against)
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To grasp or grip.
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To state as a determination of fact:
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To declare to be a fact.
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To put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly
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To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
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(Intransitive, equestrianism) to jump over a fence
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To cause to feel repugnance; repulse:
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To subsist; to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level.
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(Intransitive) To represent; to make (something) appear to be true. [from 17th c.]
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(Informal) To use for one's purpose something worn, defective, or intended for another purpose.
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(Baseball) To pitch.
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Manage is defined as to succeed despite difficulties or to control, influence or take charge.
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