Contest synonyms

kŏn'tĕst'
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To make, issue, or offer a challenge
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A mutual promise to get married.
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To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
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The power or inclination to fight; pugnacity:
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An iron shaft with claws at one end, usually thrown by a rope and used for grasping and holding, especially one for drawing and holding an enemy ship alongside.
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A competitor:
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An interbreeding, usually geographically isolated population of organisms differing from other populations of the same species in the frequency of hereditary traits. A race that has been given formal taxonomic recognition is known as a subspecies.
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(Countable) A particular instance of playing a game; match.
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A difficult or annoying experience
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Device made of wood or paper, at the tip coated with chemicals that ignite with the friction of being dragged (struck) against a rough dry surface.
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The definition of a controversy is a public disagreement with two sides openly debating.
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A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
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To argue about; debate:
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To oppose
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To strive in debate or controversy; dispute
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To engage in or as if in battle.
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To compete against a challenger in an attempt to retain (a championship).
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To attempt to deal with or understand something; contend or struggle:
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To argue, quarrel or wrangle with someone.
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Conflict means to clash with someone or something.
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(Intransitive) To find fault; to cavil.
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To brawl is to become involved in a noisy or violent fight.
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Scuffle is defined as to struggle or fight in a hurried or confused way.
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To carry on a feud; quarrel
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To attack
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To dispute, argue, contend, attack, etc.
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To fight
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To show emotion, to grieve or be concerned about something or someone.
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To fight
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To acknowledge or admit (defeat).
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To give rest to; refresh by rest
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To grasp another person's hands in a greeting.
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To give reasons for and against; discuss; debate
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To object to.
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(Intransitive) To have enough courage (to do something).
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Of or relating to contests that were originally participated in by the Ancient Greeks; athletic.
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A test of will; a conflict:
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A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
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A fight, struggle, conflict, or controversy
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A difference of opinion; disagreement or, esp., discord as expressed in intense quarreling or wrangling, as within a group [dissension among party members]: often in dissension in the ranks, dissatisfaction with those in authority
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(Computing) Running a program or other software designed for a different system.
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A contest in which tokens are distributed or sold, the winning token or tokens being secretly predetermined or ultimately selected in a random drawing.
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The act of rivaling or the fact or condition of being a rival or rivals; competition
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A type of outdoor military style game using paintball or similar weapons.
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An event or contest, especially a horserace, the result of which determines the winner of such a lottery.
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A series of contests in some sport or game, as basketball or chess, in which a number of people or teams take part, trying to win the championship
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Tennyson
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To startle from quiet; to alarm.
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To oppose
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To oppose
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Obsolete spelling of be.
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To contest a bout.
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(Intransitive, in games or sports) to face each other in an important game.
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To fight or struggle against; oppose, resist, or seek to get rid of
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To contend emulously; to seek or strive for the same thing, position, or reward for which another is striving; to contend in rivalry, as for a prize or in business; as, tradesmen compete with one another.
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To consider reasons for and against; deliberate on
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To fight a duel with (a person or persons)
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To meet (someone) or find (something) unexpectedly.
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To become worn away or tattered along the edges.
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To come together:
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To oppose
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To affirm (something).
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To take action in opposition to; try to eliminate, reduce, or stop:
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To bandy words about in argument; dispute.
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To oppose
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To struggle in opposition; to be in contention or dispute; to contend; to contest.
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(Intransitive) To quarrel.
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To stake; to wager.
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To lead a military life; to carry on continual wars.
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Lack of agitation or excitement; tranquillity; serenity
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Inner contentment; serenity:
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The absence of movement; stillness, tranquility
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The quality or state of being tranquil; serenity.
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The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence; calmness; inactivity.
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(Countable) An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.
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(Intransitive) To yield assent; to accede;—followed by to.
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To grant (something) as a deduction or an addition; especially to abate or deduct.
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To stop or desist; to quit
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To give up an office, position of employment, etc., esp. by formal notice
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(Idiomatic) a dispute between two parties, particularly an entrenched, back and forth dispute.
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A condition of active antagonism or contention:
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To try, often by imitating or copying, to equal or surpass
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(Archaic) To try to equal or surpass; compete with
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To pass (a task or duty) to another, especially so as to avoid responsibility:
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Traverse means to move back and forth, cross over or examine carefully.
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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To oppose or repudiate.
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To dispute; challenge
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(Management) To act on a request etc, in order to put it into effect.
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