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Synonym: arguefightquarrelstruggleSimilar words: a bone of contentionintendcontestcontextcontemplatecontemporaryon the contraryintentMeaning: [kən'tend] v. 1. maintain or assert 2. have an argument about something 3. to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation 4. compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others 5. come to terms or deal successfully with 6. be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight. 
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1. It is time, once again, to contend with racism.
2. The firm is too small to contend against large international companies.
3. The man contend that it was not his fault.
4. If we leave at 8, we'll have to contend with the rush-hour
5. They have to contend against draught every year.
6. The asylum seekers had to contend with continued bureaucratic obstruction.
7. The competitors had to contend with squally weather conditions.
8. Some astronomers contend that the universe may be younger than previously thought.
9. I have enough to contend with; don't bother me with your problems.
10. Some researchers contend that carcinogens may turn healthy cells into cancer cells.
11. I have to contend with difficulties.
12. Nurses often have to contend with violent or drunken patients.
13. He has too much to contend with.
14. She had to contend with the boozing and girl-chasing of her husband.
15. She's had a lot of problems to contend with.
16. We don't need a computer failure to contend with as well as all our other problems.
17. I would contend that unemployment is our most serious social evil.
18. They had to contend against drought.
19. Anyone who criticizes her will have me to contend with!
20. He's had a lot of serious problems to contend with.
21. His firm must contend with the unwieldy Russian bureaucracy.
22. There had been red tape to contend with all along - but at last the children were back.
23. The authorities may contend that they demonstrate their determination to find extremists in the ranks.
24. Proponents for moving Lindbergh to Miramar contend that the 24, 000-acre Naval base contains a much better safety zone.
25. Firefighters had to contend with triple-digit temperatures in many regions.
26. Histories make men wise ; poems witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep ; moral grave ; logic and rhetoric able to contend
27. At the age of nine, he had the death of both parents to contend with.
28. When a marriage ends, the former husband and wife often contend over the children.
29. The rescue team also had bad weather conditions to contend with .
30. American businesses could soon have a new kind of lawsuit to contend with.
More similar words: a bone of contentionintendcontestcontextcontemplatecontemporaryon the contraryintenttenderattendextendintensesentenceextendedattend totendencyintensityattendancemaintenancecontrolcontainpay attention toconsistentcontractcontrastcontinueconfrontcontinentcontinuedcontainer
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