AskDefine | Define contender

Dictionary Definition

contender n : the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing" [syn: rival, challenger, competitor, competition]

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English

Etymology

-er contend

Noun

  1. Someone who competes with one or more other people

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Spanish

Verb

  1. to contend
  2. to contest

Conjugation

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