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synonyms for contenders

  • adversary
  • challenger
  • competition
  • contestant
  • opponent
  • rival
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antonyms for contenders

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  • ally
  • associate
  • helper
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How to use contenders in a sentence

These eternal contenders “are the original patrons of play, and their games are the games now played by men.”
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Soon Zerexi lay quiet, and a violet beam of light flared from a torch at the ringside, bathing both contenders.
SPACEHOUNDS OF IPCEDWARD ELMER SMITH
The boy mentally voiced this query over and over again as he flew around in a sweeping circle, keeping far above the contenders.
DON HALE WITH THE FLYING SQUADRONW. CRISPIN SHEPPARD
Eight other horses were entered, but the general opinion seemed to be that there were only two contenders.
OLD MAN CURRYCHARLES E. (CHARLES EMMETT) VAN LOAN
Each of these contenders was able to advance a reasonable claim.
THE AUDIENCIA IN THE SPANISH COLONIESCHARLES HENRY CUNNINGHAM
But to us Greeks it is of very little use, but its lack of fruit makes it appropriate for contenders in the games.
ESSAYS AND MISCELLANIESPLUTARCH
Perhaps so; but suppose you take a few days to hear what the contenders have to say for themselves.
IN THE TRACK OF THE TRADESLEWIS R. FREEMAN
We expect to see many contenders for preeminence in this most promising branch of the industry.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT 1943VARIOUS
In election of members to the Long Parliament, voters wanted to know where contenders stood on certain political issues.
OUR LEGAL HERITAGE, 5TH ED.S. A. REILLY
Chicago and Pittsburgh especially will be strong contenders, and the club that beats them out will win the pennant.
BASEBALL JOE ON THE GIANTSLESTER CHADWICK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTENDERS

  • contenders
  • shortlist
  • waiting list
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