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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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contendernoun

    one who contends; a contestant

Freebase

  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.

Anagrams for contender »

  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. Michael Gove:

    Every contender in this race for the Conservative leadership should answer what they would do faced with the choice of either delaying Brexit or fighting a general election before Brexit is secured.

  3. Nathan Gonzales:

    He has a long way to go before being a contender and even a factor in the race, until Fetterman can prove that he can raise the money -- I just don't think enough people are going to know who he is, let alone decide whether he should become senator.

  4. Maria Zack:

    A lot of people did not take him seriously in the beginning, and he's proven to be a very serious contender.

  5. Jim Rutherford:

    The real advantage that Tampa has over most teams or all teams is Vasilevskiy, they’ve got the anchor there. They know what they’re getting every game, and as long as he’s what he is today — which should be for quite a long time — they’re going to be a contender.

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