Contest - (v. t.) To make a subject of dispute, contention, litigation, or emulation; to contend for; to call in question; to controvert; to oppose; to dispute.
Contest - (v. t.) To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend; as, the troops contested every inch of ground.
Contest - (v. t.) To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a suit; to dispute or resist; as a claim, by course of law; to controvert.
Contest - (v. i.) To engage in contention, or emulation; to contend; to strive; to vie; to emulate; -- followed usually by with.
Contest - (n.) Earnest dispute; strife in argument; controversy; debate; altercation.
Contest - (n.) Earnest struggle for superiority, victory, defense, etc.; competition; emulation; strife in arms; conflict; combat; encounter.
Contested - (imp. & p. p.) of Contest
Contesting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Contest
Contestable - (a.) Capable of being contested; debatable.
Contestant - (n.) One who contests; an opponent; a litigant; a disputant; one who claims that which has been awarded to another.
Contestation - (n.) The act of contesting; emulation; rivalry; strife; dispute.
Contestation - (n.) Proof by witness; attestation; testimony.
Contestingly - (adv.) In a contending manner.
Incontestability - (n.) The quality or state of being incontestable.
Incontestable - (a.) Not contestable; not to be disputed; that cannot be called in question or controverted; incontrovertible; indisputable; as, incontestable evidence, truth, or facts.
Incontested - (a.) Not contested.
Uncontestable - (a.) Incontestable.
Contest - —n. 1 contending; strife. 2 a competition. —v. 1 dispute (a decision etc.). 2 contend or compete for; compete in (an election). [latin testis witness]
Contestant - n. Person taking part in a contest.
Incontestable - adj. That cannot be disputed. incontestably adv.
Uncontested - adj. Not contested.
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