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
The company is one of 25 contenders in Saturday’s Startup Night in Austin, Texas, presented by the The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Both are legitimate contenders for another trip to the Final Four.
Maurizio Sarri has attempted to relieve some of the pressure on his players by trying to insist that Napoli are not contenders for this year's Scudetto.
This year there is another Hungarian contender in Ildiko Enyedi's 2017 Berlinale Golden Bear winner On Body and Soul.
Only 13 of the last 39 Januarys in Utah, which appears to be a contender for the 2030 Games, have had optimal conditions for natural snow.
The bull rider netted $31,500 after knocking out 35 other contenders in the Xtreme Bulls competition.
Myers, who is from Milwaukee, is a strong contender for the league's player of the year award.
Charlotte could be a strong contender for the 2020 RNC.
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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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