Engelsk ordbog



Info: Dette websted er baseret på WordNet fra Princeton University.

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









Baseret på WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Teknik og design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. Dansk bearbejdning: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk