Examples of contender in a Sentence
There are several contestants, but only two real contenders.
This latest defeat means that she's no longer a contender for the world title.
Recent Examples of contender from the Web
Like Sheffield, Mejia and every other prospect of note on pennant contenders, Alvarez will come up in trade talk a lot in the next month.
In each case, one Republican contender won lots and lots of small counties distant from Milwaukee.
Still, Netflix’s Emmy contenders are not expected to capture the top drama and comedy awards.
This year’s contenders build on the past with spellbinding technique.
Playoff contenders such as the Red Sox, Indians, Phillies and others, would certainly love to acquire his bat, his glove and his experience for a stretch run.
The Handmaid’s Tale actress Samira Wiley and New Amsterdam star Ryan Eggold announced this year’s contenders.
When the ballots were counted, the contender with the fewest first-choice votes would be eliminated, and his or her support reallocated to those voters’ second choices.
Watch fellow championship contenders suffer various ailments.
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CONTENDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of contender for English Language Learners
: a person who tries to win something in a contest; especially : a person who has a good chance of winning
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