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Found 3 items, similar to contend.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: contend berpendapat, bertengkar, mengatasi
English → English (WordNet) Definition: contend contend v 1: maintain or assert; “He contended that Communism had no future” [syn: postulate] 2: have an argument about something [syn: argue, debate, fence] 3: to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; “They contested the outcome of the race” [syn: contest, repugn] 4: compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others [syn: compete, vie] 5: come to terms or deal successfully with; “We got by on just a gallon of gas”; “They made do on half a loaf of bread every day” [syn: cope, get by, make out, make do, grapple, deal, manage]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Contend Contend \Con*tend"\, v. t. To struggle for; to contest. [R.] [1913 Webster] Carthage shall contend the world with Rome.Dryden. [1913 Webster] Contend \Con*tend"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Contended; p. pr. & vb. n. Contending.] [OF. contendre, L. contendere, -tentum; con- + tendere to strech. See Tend.] 1. To strive in opposition; to contest; to dispute; to vie; to quarrel; to fight. [1913 Webster] For never two such kingdoms did contend Without much fall of blood. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The Lord said unto me, Distress not the Moabites, neither contend with them in battle. --Deut. ii. 9. [1913 Webster] In ambitious strength I did Contend against thy valor. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To struggle or exert one's self to obtain or retain possession of, or to defend. [1913 Webster] You sit above, and see vain men below Contend for what you only can bestow. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To strive in debate; to engage in discussion; to dispute; to argue. [1913 Webster] The question which our author would contend for. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Many things he fiercely contended about were trivial. --Dr. H. More. Syn: To struggle; fight; combat; vie; strive; oppose; emulate; contest; litigate; dispute; debate. [1913 Webster]


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