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Engelsk udsagnsord: contend

1. contend (om kommunikation) maintain or assert

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe contended that Communism had no future.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)postulate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE

Mindre specifikke termerclaim

2. contend (om kommunikation) have an argument about something

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)argue, debate, fence

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerconverse, discourse

Mere specifikke termeraltercate, argufy, bicker, brabble, dispute, niggle, oppose, pettifog, quarrel, quibble, scrap, spar, squabble, stickle

Kan forårsagediffer, disagree, dissent, take issue

3. contend (om kommunikation) to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey contested the outcome of the race.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contest, repugn

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Mindre specifikke termeroppose

Mere specifikke termerchallenge, dispute, gainsay

4. contend (om adfærd) come to terms with

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe got by on just a gallon of gas.
They made do on half a loaf of bread every day.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cope, deal, get by, grapple, make do, make out, manage

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termeract, move

Mere specifikke termercope with, cut, extemporize, fend, hack, improvise, match, meet, rub along, scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeak by, squeeze by

5. contend (om konkurrence) compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)compete, vie

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mere specifikke termeremulate, equal, go for, match, play, race, rival, rival, run, run off, touch, try for

6. contend (om konkurrence) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe tribesmen fought each other.
Siblings are always fighting.
Militant groups are contending for control of the country.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fight, struggle

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP

Mere specifikke termerassail, attack, bandy, battle, bear down, box, chicken-fight, chickenfight, combat, defend, duel, engage, fence, feud, fight, fight back, fight back, fight down, fistfight, get back, join battle, joust, oppose, scuffle, settle, skirmish, spar, tourney, tug, tussle, wage, war, wrestle

Kan forårsagecompete, contend, vie

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