Examples of contend in a Sentence
These people contend that they have earned the right to the land.
The team is expected to contend for the championship this year.
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But Graham contends that Cordon and her children were allowed to remain there.
But the park contends that Lustig was purposefully not cleaning the enclosure and that Mei’s brief confinement was a safety precaution required by storm damage.
Louisville native Ben Rhodes will contend for the win in the Camping World Truck Series race Thursday, July 12 at Kentucky Speedway Fletcher Page, Louisville Courier Journal Ben Rhodes grew up at the Kentucky Speedway.
But some passengers contend that animals help them cope with flying and advocates for people with disabilities have tried to map a compromise for passengers to keep comfort animals in their laps.
While relations with Poland worsen, the EU is contending with a second slow-motion car-crash, in Italy.
The Rangers won't be contending this season, and once again Hamels has been cast as trade bait.
Koepka contends regularly in majors but doesn’t really bother with the Honda Classics of the world.
But West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon contends that the decision to assume greater control over the levees is good for the area.
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CONTEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of contend for English Language Learners
: to argue or state (something) in a strong and definite way
: to compete with someone or for something : to compete with a good chance of winning
CONTEND Defined for Kids
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