Complete Definition of "contend"

English

Verb
en-verb

  1. to strive in opposition; to contest; to dispute; to vie; to quarrel; to fight.

#: For never two such kingdoms did contend without much fall of blood.

  1. to struggle or exert one's self to obtain or retain possession of, or to defend.

#: You sit above, and see vain men below contend for what you only can bestow.

  1. to strive in debate; to engage in discussion; to dispute; to argue.

#: The question which our author would contend for - many things he fiercely contended about were trivial.

Translations
Finnish: kilvoitella, kilpailla, kamppailla
Persian: ستÛز٠کردÙØ ÙخاÙÙت Ú©Ø±Ø¯Ù Ø¨Ø§Ø Ø±Ùابت کردÙØ Ø§Ø¯Ø¹Ø§ کردÙ
Russian: боÑоÑÑÑÑ (1), ÑпоÑиÑÑ (3)
Spanish: contender (1), (2), sostener (3)

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