out of contention for

Definition of out of contention for

  1. :  no longer having a chance to win (something, such as a title or position) This latest defeat means that she's now out of contention for the world title.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. :  an act or instance of contending

    :  a point advanced or maintained in a debate or argument

    :  rivalry, competition

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