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Definitions of contend:
  • verb:   maintain or assert
    Example: "He contended that Communism had no future"
  • verb:   have an argument about something
  • verb:   to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation
  • verb:   compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
  • verb:   come to terms or deal successfully with

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See contend used in context: 26 poetry verses, 16 Shakespeare works, 13 Bible passages, 6 definitions

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