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challenge

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of challenge




challenge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of challenge

  1. 1 to demand proof of the truth or rightness of <don't hesitate to challenge any statement that generalizes about people> Synonyms contest, dispute, impeach, oppugn, query, question Related Words doubt, mistrust; kick (about), object (to), protest; combat, fight, oppose, resist Phrases call in (or into) question Near Antonyms back, defend, support; advocate, champion, promote; abide, endure, stomach, tolerate Antonyms accept, believe, embrace, swallow

  2. 2 to invite (someone) to take part in a contest or to perform a feat <I challenge you to swim to the other side of the pond> Synonyms dare, defy, stump Related Words beard, brave, brazen, breast, confront, face, outbrave, outface

  3. 3 to have as a requirement <having to put up with an overbearing boss challenges forbearance> Synonyms bear, need, claim, demand, necessitate, require, take, want, warrantRelated Words entail, involve; ask, beg, claim, clamor (for), cry (for); hurt (for), lack; command, enjoin, exact, insist, press, quest, stipulateNear Antonyms own, possessAntonyms have, hold





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