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
And don't forget about some of the contenders hanging around the periphery.
She was seen as the most moderate and tech-friendly candidate of the top four contenders.
But this much is clear: In practices open to the media, Fales — who was third on the depth chart last year — has been clearly the best of the three contenders for the No. 2 QB job, outplaying both Brock Osweiler and Bryce Petty.
Soccer’s FIFA World Cup is coming to the United States in 2026, as part of a three-country bid, and Miami is one of the contenders to be a host site.
Three of the top contenders are King Ahab of Israel, King Hazael of Aram-Damascus and King Ethbaal of Tyre.
Look at the World Cup rosters of the top 10 contenders according to international oddsmakers, the rarefied air the U.S. hopes to breathe one day.
There are plenty of other worthy contenders in the rich sporting history of Detroit.
The problem for the GOP is that none of the contenders in Tuesday's primary appear to meet those requirements.
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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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