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    contend - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contend

    (verb) maintain or assert
    Synonyms : postulate
    Example Sentence
    • He contended that Communism had no future
    (verb) have an argument about something
    Synonyms : argue , debate , fence
    (verb) to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation
    Synonyms : contest , repugn
    Example Sentence
    • They contested the outcome of the race
    (verb) come to terms with
    Synonyms : cope , deal , get by , grapple , make do , make out , manage
    Example Sentence
    • We got by on just a gallon of gas
    • They made do on half a loaf of bread every day
    (verb) compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
    Synonyms : compete , vie
    (verb) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
    Synonyms : fight , struggle
    Example Sentence
    • the tribesmen fought each other
    • Siblings are always fighting
    • Militant groups are contending for control of the country
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contend...sounds very similar to content....when the content of your essay is not good, you have less chances of COMPETEING WITH the other's essay.

U have less content to support ur point means u r highly unlikely to CONTEND(COMPETE)

To increase the content of the argument - that is to support it

contend...sounds very similar to content or contest....when the content of ur DEBATE is not good, u will STRUGGLE to COMPETE, and u wont be able to STATE STRONGLY your points.

contend from contender who is a competitor so contend is to compete and struggle to achieve something

contend>> contender>> contestant>> they say they support each other but in reality they r competing each other!


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