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There are 6 meanings of the word Contend.

How to pronounce contend:


Contend - as a verb

Maintain or assert

Example: "He contended that communism had no future"

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Have an argument about something

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To make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation

Example: "They contested the outcome of the race"

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Succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available

Example: "We got by on just a gallon of gas"

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Compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

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Example Sentences

"They contend that the new law will benefit the economy."
"She contended with her sister over the use of the car."
"The team contended for the championship title."
"He contends that she stole his idea."
"The lawyer contended that his client was innocent."
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Word Game Points

Is CONTEND a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, contend is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CONTEND has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is CONTEND a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, contend is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CONTEND has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 13.

Is CONTEND a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, contend is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CONTEND has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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