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Contest (IPA: /ˈkɑntɛst/, /kənˈtɛst/)


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.

Contest (v. t.)

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

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.

Contest (v. i.)

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

Contest (n.)

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

Contest (n.)

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

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Commune in Mayenne, France

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2013 American comedy-drama film

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Episode of Bottom (S1 E3)

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Ship

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Novel by Matthew Reilly

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A bumper of good liquor Will end a contest quicker Than justice, judge, or vicar." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Great contest follows, and much learned dust Involves the combatants; each claiming truth, And truth disclaiming both." - Contention

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I can't believe. You are the most contest of your attack?" - Fictional last words in animated television series

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I think politics in general are just like a popularity contest but McCain is just... old." - D. L. Hughley

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Ms. Gemini Croquette: [in contest commercial] Perfect meal for a perfect world." - The Fifth Element


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