Contest

• (n.) Earnest dispute; strife in argument; controversy; debate; altercation. • (v. t.) To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a suit; to dispute or resist; as a claim, by course of law; to controvert. • (n.) Earnest struggle for superiority, victory, defense, etc.; competition; emulation; strife in arms; conflict; combat; en...
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contest

competition noun an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
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Contest

[ship] The `Contest` was an Australian sloop wrecked in 1807. The Contest was a sloop of some 44 tons, owned by Kable & Co and registered on 20 July 1804. On 28 February 1807 she was sailing for Newcastle but the wind would not allow her to make the harbour and so she continued north. A little short of Port Stephens and in a heavy storm the...
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Contest

Con'test noun 1. Earnest dispute; strife in argument; controversy; debate; altercation. « Leave all noisy contests , all immodest clamors and brawling language. I. Watts. » 2. Earnest struggle for superiority, victory, defense, etc.; competition; emulation; ...
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Contest

Con·test' intransitive verb To engage in contention, or emulation; to contend; to strive; to vie; to emulate; -- followed usually by with . « The difficulty of an argument adds to the pleasure of contesting with it, when there are hopes of victory. Bp. Burnet. » �...
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Contest

Con·test' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Contested ; present participle & verbal noun Contesting .] [ French contester , from Latin contestari to call to witness, contestari litem to introduce a lawsu...
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contest

contest, contests 1. A struggle between rival or opposing individuals, organizations, or forces for victory or control. 2. To take part in a contest or competition. 3. Etymology: about 1603, from French contester, 'dispute, oppose', from Latin contestari (litem), 'to call to witness, to bring action' from com- 'together' + testari, 'to bear witnes...
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Contest

HMS Contest was a British C Class destroyer of 1710 tons displacement launched in 1944. HMS Contest was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots and carried a crew of 186. She was armed with four 4.5 inch dual-purpose guns; four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns; six 20 mm anti-aircraft guns; four 21-inch torpedo tubes....
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Contest

The word contest has several interpretations within the English language. In popular parlance, a contest is often regarded as a conflict or competition. This may be friendly, such as a sports contest, or more aggressive such as a contention. Another interpretation of contest is in the form of a keen controversy, where one disputes an argument. Thus...
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Contest

To oppose, dispute, or challenge through formal or legal procedures. For example, the defendant in a lawsuit almost always contests the case made by the plaintiff. Or, a disgruntled relative may formally contest the provisions of a will.
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contest

[n] - an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants 2. [n] - a struggle between rivals 3. [v] - to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation
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