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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. contend: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. contend: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. contend: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. contend: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. contend: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. contend: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Contend, contend: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. contend: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Contend: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. contend: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. contend: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. contend: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. contend: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Contend, contend: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. contend: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. contend: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. contend: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Contend: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. contend: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Contend: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. contend: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. contend: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. Contend: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. contend: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. contend: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. contend: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. contend: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. contend: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. contend: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contend: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contend: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. CONTEND: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. contend: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (contend)

verb:  maintain or assert ("He contended that Communism had no future")
verb:  have an argument about something
verb:  to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation
verb:  compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
verb:  come to terms or deal successfully with

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Phrases that include contend:   contend against in discussion, contend in words, contend with against

Words similar to contend:   vie, argue, compete, contended, contending, contest, cope, deal, debate, fence, grapple, manage, postulate, repugn, get by, make do, make out, more...


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