Synonyms for challenged
- ask for
- call for
- call out
- face down
- face off
- face the music
- fly in the face of
- hang in
- insist upon
- invite competition
- make a point of
- make a stand
- object to
- search out
- stand up to
- stick it out
- throw down the gauntlet
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHALLENGED
So far, there was little to choose betwixt challengers and challenged.
She challenged his philosophy and gave him a chance to defend it.
While these were being spoken, outside a sentry had challenged: "Samama!"
Evadna challenged from the gate, when he was ready to start.
Out of his puniness and fright he challenged and menaced the whole wide world.
It was the same when he challenged the hawk down out of the sky.
"Then you knew that the trip would be dangerous," she challenged.
“Tell me first who did this thing,” he challenged, threateningly.
The mask gave her an air of mystery which challenged curiosity.
When challenged by the guards they asked food and shelter for the night.
as a euphemism for "disabled," 1985, past participle adjective from challenge (v.).