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Contend (IPA: /kənˈtɛnd/)


Contend (v. i.)

To strive in opposition; to contest; to dispute; to vie; to quarrel; to fight.

Contend (v. i.)

To struggle or exert one's self to obtain or retain possession of, or to defend.

Contend (v. i.)

To strive in debate; to engage in discussion; to dispute; to argue.

Contend (v. t.)

To struggle for; to contest.

Contend Synonyms

Fence, Argue, Debate

Contend Synonyms

Vie, Compete

Contend Synonyms

Repugn, Contest

Contend Synonyms

Get By, Grapple, Cope, Make Out, Make Do, Deal, Manage

Contend Synonyms

Fight, Fight Off, Struggle

Contend Synonyms

Postulate

Spanish Translation

Contend in Spanish is Contender

Tagalog Translation

Contend in Tagalog is Ilaban

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain. ~ Friedrich Schiller" - 10-Nov

Example Sentence (Quote)

" I'll make death love me; for I will contend Even with his pestilent scythe." - Antony and Cleopatra

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Inevitably the party trying to resolve a matter had to contend with the party most willing to exploit it." - C. J. Cherryh

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is easier to contend with evil at the first than at the last." - Leonardo da Vinci

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The strongest mind cannot always contend with deceit and falsehood." - Fraud


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