Word: contends

Category: contends

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contends definition

Synonyms: contends

cope with, face, grapple with, deal with, take on, pit oneself against, compete, vie, contest, fight, battle, tussle, go head to head, strive, struggle, assert, maintain, hold, claim, argue, insist, state, declare, profess, affirm, allege, aver, manage, get by, make out, make do, deal, grapple, cope, postulate, fence, debate, repugn

Translations: contends

spanish
sostiene, afirma, alega, solicita


german
streitet, disputiert

french
dispute, conteste, lutte

italian
sostiene, conclude, valere, fa valere, contende

portuguese
sustenta, alega, afirma, defende, pedindo

dutch
betoogt, stelt, concludeert, meent, voert

russian
спорит

norwegian
hevder, anfører, konkurrere, påstår

swedish
hävdat, hävdar, yrkat, har yrkat, gjort gällande

finnish
väittää, vaatii, katsoo

danish
anført,, gjort gældende, har gjort gældende, har anført

czech
tvrdí, navrhuje, uplatňuje

polish
twierdzi,, twierdzi, utrzymuje, podnosi

hungarian
azt állítja,, azt kéri, azt állítja

turkish
iddia, sürüyor, sürmektedir, iddia ediyor, iddia etmektedir

greek
υποστηρίζει, ισχυρίζεται, ζητεί, ζητεί από, θεωρεί

ukrainian
стверджує,

albanian
pretendon, argumenton, pohon, kundërshton, lufton

bulgarian
твърди,, твърди, моли, изтъква, поддържа

belarusian
сцвярджае, сьцьвярджае, зацвярджае

estonian
väidab, palub, leiab

croatian
tvrdi, tvrdi kako

icelandic
nú fara

lithuanian
tvirtina,, tvirtina, teigia, mano

latvian
apgalvo, norāda, uzskata

macedonian
тврди, заклучува, се тврди

romanian
susține, solicită, arată, consideră, afirmă

slovenian
meni, trdi

slovak
tvrdí, tvrdia, uvádza, uvádzajú

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The meaning and "use of": contends

verb
  • struggle to surmount (a difficulty or danger).
  • assert something as a position in an argument.

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