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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.

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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