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Contend

Con`tend´
v. i.1.To strive in opposition; to contest; to dispute; to vie; to quarrel; to fight.
[imp. & p. p. Contended; p. pr. & vb. n. Contending.]
2.To struggle or exert one's self to obtain or retain possession of, or to defend.
3.To strive in debate; to engage in discussion; to dispute; to argue.
The question which our author would contend for.
- Locke.
v. t.1.To struggle for; to contest.
Verb1.contend - maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"
Synonyms: postulate
2.contend - have an argument about something
Synonyms: argue, debate, fence
3.contend - to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race"
Synonyms: contest, repugn
4.contend - compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
Synonyms: compete, vie
5.contend - 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"
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