Synonyms for contending
- go after
- push for
- give all one's got
- give one's all
- go for
- go for broke
- go for it
- go for jugular
- have at
- jockey for position
- knock oneself out
- lock horns
- make play for
- mix it up with
- scramble for
- shoot at
- shoot for
- tangle with
Antonyms for contending
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTENDING
I got through it, only after contending with these impediments for three miles.
But after contending with himself, he concluded to repeat nothing.
We hear the fierce roar of the contending surges, yet we see them not.
He dressed among the contending lights, and went through his money.
Are they charioteers of contending pairs of steeds, or pilots of vessels?
He will reconcile the contending factions, and unite them against their external enemies.
He lay still after that, his brain whirling with contending emotions.
The contending rivals are in reality uniting to stimulate each other.
Mr. Blake is only contending that there are two sides to every question.
The young man was evidently agitated by contending thoughts.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR CONTENDING
- ready to fight
- under arms
- up in arms