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1 : Earnest struggle for superiority, victory, defense, etc.; competition; emulation; strife in arms; conflict; combat; encounter.

2 : Earnest dispute; strife in argument; controversy; debate; altercation.

3 : To engage in contention, or emulation; to contend; to strive; to vie; to emulate; -- followed usually by with.

4 : To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a suit; to dispute or resist; as a claim, by course of law; to controvert.

5 : To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend; as, the troops contested every inch of ground.

6 : To make a subject of dispute, contention, litigation, or emulation; to contend for; to call in question; to controvert; to oppose; to dispute.

7 : Capable of being contested; debatable.

8 : One who contests; an opponent; a litigant; a disputant; one who claims that which has been awarded to another.

9 : Proof by witness; attestation; testimony.

10 : The act of contesting; emulation; rivalry; strife; dispute.

11 : of Contest

12 : of Contest

13 : In a contending manner.

(13) words is found which contain contest in our database

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1 : Contest

n.

Earnest struggle for superiority, victory, defense, etc.; competition; emulation; strife in arms; conflict; combat; encounter.

2 : Contest

n.

Earnest dispute; strife in argument; controversy; debate; altercation.

3 : Contest

v. i.

To engage in contention, or emulation; to contend; to strive; to vie; to emulate; -- followed usually by with.

4 : Contest

v. t.

To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a suit; to dispute or resist; as a claim, by course of law; to controvert.

5 : Contest

v. t.

To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend; as, the troops contested every inch of ground.

6 : Contest

v. t.

To make a subject of dispute, contention, litigation, or emulation; to contend for; to call in question; to controvert; to oppose; to dispute.

7 : Contestable

a.

Capable of being contested; debatable.

8 : Contestant

n.

One who contests; an opponent; a litigant; a disputant; one who claims that which has been awarded to another.

9 : Contestation

n.

Proof by witness; attestation; testimony.

10 : Contestation

n.

The act of contesting; emulation; rivalry; strife; dispute.

11 : Contested

imp. & p. p.

of Contest

12 : Contesting

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Contest

13 : Contestingly

adv.

In a contending manner.

This word contest uses (7) total characters with white space

This word contest uses (7) total characters with white out space

This word contest uses 6 unique characters: C E N O S T

Number of all permutations npr for contest word is (720)

Number of all combination ncr for contest word is (720)

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From Wikipedia

Contest may refer to:

  • Competition
  • Will contest
  • Contesting, Amateur radio contesting (Radiosport)

From Wiktionary

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Noun
      • 1.3.1 Synonyms
      • 1.3.2 Derived terms
      • 1.3.3 Translations
    • 1.4 Verb
      • 1.4.1 Synonyms
      • 1.4.2 Antonyms
      • 1.4.3 Translations
    • 1.5 Anagrams

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French contester, from Old French, from Latin contestor (to call to witness)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɒn.tɛst/
  • (US) enPR: kŏn'tĕst, IPA(key): /ˈkɑn.tɛst/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒntɛst

Verb

  • (UK, US) enPR: kəntĕst', IPA(key): /kənˈtɛst/
  • Rhymes: -ɛst

Noun[edit]

contest (countable and uncountable, plural contests)

  1. (uncountable) Controversy; debate.
    no contest
  2. (uncountable) Struggle for superiority; combat.
  3. (countable) A competition.
    The child entered the spelling contest.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (controversy): controversy, debate, discussion
  • (combat): battle, combat, fight
  • (competition): competition, pageant

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

contest (third-person singular simple present contests, present participle contesting, simple past and past participle contested)

  1. (intransitive) To contend.
    I will contest for the open seat on the board.
    • Alexander Pope
      Of man, who dares in pomp with Jove contest?
    • Bishop Burnet
      The difficulty of an argument adds to the pleasure of contesting with it, when there are hopes of victory.
  2. (transitive) To call into question; to oppose.
    The rival contested the dictator's re-election because of claims of voting irregularities.
    • J. D. Morell
      Few philosophical aphorisms have been more frequently repeated, few more contested than this.
  3. (transitive) To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend.
    The troops contested every inch of ground.
  4. (law) To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a suit; to dispute or resist, as a claim, by course of law; to controvert.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (contend): compete, contend, go in for
  • (oppose): call into question, oppose

Antonyms[edit]

  • (oppose): support

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

  • Consett, Cottens