Definitions of challenge:
  • noun:   a demand by a sentry for a password or identification
  • noun:   questioning a statement and demanding an explanation
    Example: "His challenge of the assumption that Japan is still our enemy"
  • noun:   a formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror
  • noun:   a call to engage in a contest or fight
  • noun:   a demanding or stimulating situation
    Example: "They reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power"
  • verb:   raise a formal objection in a court of law
  • verb:   ask for identification
    Example: "The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard"
  • verb:   issue a challenge to
    Example: "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"
  • verb:   take exception to
    Example: "She challenged his claims"

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