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con·tender

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contendernoun

    the contestant you hope to defeat

    "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"

Wiktionary

  1. contendernoun

    Someone who competes with one or more other people

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Contendernoun

    Combatant; champion.

    Etymology: from contend.

    The contenders for it, look upon it as an undeniable truth. John Locke.

    Those disputes often arise in good earnest, where the two contenders do really believe the different propositions which they support. Isaac Watts, Improvement of the Mind, p. i. c. 10.

ChatGPT

  1. contender

    A contender is a person, team, or entity that competes with others and is considered likely to win or achieve success in a particular contest, competition, or any area of endeavor. It can also refer to someone who aims or strives for a particular position or status.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contendernoun

    one who contends; a contestant

Wikidata

  1. Contender

    The International Contender is a single-handed high performance sailing dinghy, designed by Bob Miller, latterly known as Ben Lexcen, in 1967 as a possible successor to the Finn dinghy for Olympic competition. The Contender is recognized as an International Class by the International Sailing Federation, the governing body of sail boat racing, which administers the class rules.

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  1. retconned

  2. recontend

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contender in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contender in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of contender in a Sentence

  1. Steve Asmussen:

    We are eagerly anticipating Tenfold’s running at the 2018 Belmont Stakes, a significant race in the circuit and one where we’re confident his skills will be showcased, we thank Sentient Jet and Homes For Our Troops for choosing us to be a part of this important movement and look forward to giving them and their guests a solid contender to root for come race day.

  2. Ron Bonjean:

    If you don't stand up to your opponent that is trying to define you then you're allowing yourself to be defined. Basically Trump is attempting to swiftboat Jeb Bush with a variety of attacks in order to show that Jeb is too weak to be a contender in the Republican primary.

  3. Ann Shumpert:

    I think not having the major contender here has allowed the other candidates to really shine, because the emphasis was on what they have to say, which is being undermined by the theatrics of the debates.

  4. The Honda rider:

    For sure, Marc will want to be in front because he will want his revenge, he will be in front for sure from the first race and will be a tough rival, but we are tough too. So we have to have a great battle, we have to work hard to be in front, and let’s see who will be the main contender.

  5. Chasten Buttigieg:

    To tell him that one rainy April day, before he even turns 40, he'll wake up to headlines about whether he's rising too quickly into becoming a top-tier contender for the American presidency. And to tell him that on that day he announces his campaign for president, he'll do it with his husband looking on.

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