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synonyms for contestant

  • aspirant
  • candidate
  • challenger
  • contender
  • entrant
  • participant
  • adversary
  • antagonist
  • battler
  • combatant
  • contester
  • disputant
  • favorite
  • hopeful
  • member
  • player
  • rival
  • scrapper
  • warrior
  • dark horse
  • team member
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antonyms for contestant

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  • fan
  • spectator
  • ally
  • supporter
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How to use contestant in a sentence

Isaacson said that contestants would make a video about their business and why they should be sent to space and that the winner would be announced by an independent panel of judges.
ELON MUSK’S SPACEX ANNOUNCES A SPACEFLIGHT INTENDED TO RAISE MONEY FOR ST. JUDE HOSPITALCHRISTIAN DAVENPORTFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She appeared in Shakespearean comedy and Eugene O’Neill melodrama on Broadway in the 1950s, was a television mainstay from the dawn of the medium and, at 82, became the oldest female contestant on “Dancing With the Stars.”
CLORIS LEACHMAN, OSCAR-WINNING ACTRESS WHO PLAYED FRAU BLÜCHER (NEIGHHH!) IN ‘YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN,’ DIES AT 94ADAM BERNSTEINJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I also think as a 17-year-old, I wasn’t really thinking about what the other contestants were thinking about.
ROCKETING TO THE TOP WITH JORDIN SPARKSLESLIE DELA VEGADECEMBER 20, 2020OZY
Women are too often missing from business school case studies and even as contestants on Shark Tank.
MEN NAMED JO(H)N HAVE WRITTEN AS MANY OF 2020’S TOP BUSINESS BOOKS AS ALL WOMEN COMBINEDJAKEMETHDECEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
The Protein Structure Prediction Center releases batches of target proteins, and contestants then submit their structure predictions for evaluation.
KNOW WHEN TO FOLD ’EM: HOW A COMPANY BEST KNOWN FOR PLAYING GAMES USED A.I. TO SOLVE ONE OF BIOLOGY’S GREATEST MYSTERIESJEREMY KAHNNOVEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
It’s the second time she has asked this question of her contestants, and we take slight offense at the phrasing.
‘THE BACHELORETTE’S’ SECOND PREMIERE: NEW LEAD TAYSHIA ADAMS MEETS CLARE CRAWLEY’S LEFTOVERSLISA BONOSNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As recently as last week, the show’s Twitter account released a video of a contestant, Burt Thakur, who took a moment to tell Trebek how he’d learned English by watching “Jeopardy!”
IN THE DUMBEST AND DARKEST OF TIMES, ALEX TREBEK MAINTAINED A SAFE SPACE FOR INTELLIGENCEHANK STUEVERNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The show followed safety protocols and required contestants to quarantine before entering the house.
HOW ‘BIG BROTHER’ (BARELY) REDEEMED ITSELF AFTER ONE OF THE MOST BORING SEASONS EVEREMILY YAHROCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In 2019, a team of Katmai officials tested a new way to figure out how fat the contestants are.
HOW SCIENTISTS TRY TO WEIGH SOME OF THE FATTEST BEARS ON EARTHMARÍA PAULA RUBIANO A.OCTOBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
No contestant except the first leaves his place until tagged by the returning contestant.
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTESTANT

  • antagonists
  • attackers
  • bad persons
  • bandits
  • competitors
  • contestants
  • enemies
  • foes
  • matches
  • opposers
  • opposite numbers
  • oppugners
  • rivals
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