Results for: contested
1. A struggle for superiority or victory between rivals.
A competition, especially one in which entrants perform separately and are rated by judges. See Synonyms at conflict
1. To compete or strive for.
To call into question and take an active stand against; dispute or challenge: contest a will.
See Synonyms at oppose
To struggle or compete; contend: contested with other bidders for the antique.
[Probably from French conteste
, from contester
, to dispute
, from Old French, to call to witness
, from Latin contestr
; see trei-
in Indo-European roots.]
con·testa·ble adj. contes·tation (knt-stshn) n. con·tester n.