Synonyms for contest

Synonyms for (noun) contest

Synonyms: contest

Definition: a struggle between rivals

Similar words: contention, rivalry, competition

Definition: the act of competing as for profit or a prize

Usage: the teams were in fierce contention for first place


Synonyms: competition, contest

Definition: an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

Similar words: social event

Definition: an event characteristic of persons forming groups

Synonyms for (verb) contest

Synonyms: contend, contest, repugn

Definition: to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation

Usage: They contested the outcome of the race

Similar words: oppose

Definition: be against; express opposition to

Usage: We oppose the ban on abortion