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contest

 
Noun contest has 2 senses
  1. contest, competition - an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
    --1 is a kind of social event
    --1 has particulars:
     game; athletic contest, athletic competition, athletics; chicken; cliffhanger; dogfight; race; tournament, tourney; playoff; series; field trial; match; tournament; race; spelling bee, spelldown, spelling contest; trial
  2. contest - a struggle between rivals
    --2 is a kind of
    competition, contention, rivalry
    --2 has particulars: battle of wits; bidding contest; popularity contest
    Derived form: verb contest1
Verb contest has 1 sense
  1. contest, contend, repugn - to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race"
    --1 is one way to oppose
    Derived forms: noun contest2, noun contestation1, noun contestee1, noun contester1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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