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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Maintain or assert; Have an argument about something; To make the subject of dispute or litigation; Compete for something; Be engaged in a fight; Come to terms or deal successfully with.

Usage examples (35)
  • Anselm and Henry I contended for supremacy, but the friendship between them was not broken.
  • Sources at the label contend that Apple's submission was a work-in-progress, not a completed recording.
  • The word contend comes from Latin roots which mean against stretching.
  • Musketeers should again contend in the Atlantic 10 with C David West, Gs for more
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