Definition of Contend


  • be engaged in a fight
    carry on a fight
    "the tribesmen fought each other"
    "Siblings are always fighting"
    "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
  • compete for something
    engage in a contest
    measure oneself against others
  • come to terms with
    "We got by on just a gallon of gas"
    "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
    - get by - make out - make do
  • to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation
    "They contested the outcome of the race"
  • have an argument about something
  • maintain or assert
    "He contended that Communism had no future"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Contend

  • Scrabble® score of the contend (10)
  • Word Chums® score of the contend (15)
  • Words With Friends® score of the contend (13)

Unscramble contend

80 unscramble word found using the letters contend.

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