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  • verbargue, challenge
  • verbfight

synonyms for contesting

  • litigate
  • oppose
  • blast
  • debate
  • dispute
  • doubt
  • push
  • question
  • tangle
  • call in question
  • give it one's all
  • go for it
  • go for jugular
  • jockey for position
  • jump on
  • mix it up with
  • object to
  • scramble for
  • shoot for
  • stand up for
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antonyms for contesting

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  • agree
  • go along
  • allow
  • give up
  • resign
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Running a hashtag contest on Instagram, asking intriguing questions by creating polls and quizzes are also great ways to create user-generated content.
HARNESS THE POWER OF INTEGRATED CRO AND SOCIAL MEDIARICKY WANGNOVEMBER 17, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
The startup’s last application they shipped, “Finger on the App” launched a huge online contest that ended after multiple winners who spent several days with their finger sitting on their phone screen.
MSCHF’S PUSH PARTY RAISES AN UNCONVENTIONAL SEED ROUND AT A $200 MILLION VALUATIONLUCAS MATNEYNOVEMBER 9, 2020TECHCRUNCH
The uncertainty has delayed our own reader contest, but we should again thank everyone who sent us their picks.
MORNING REPORT: VOTERS SENT A MESSAGE ON HOUSING SOLUTIONSVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 5, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It could be some time before the result of the close contest for the US presidency becomes clear.
POST-ELECTION UNCERTAINTY IS BAD FOR THE ECONOMYMARC BAINNOVEMBER 4, 2020QUARTZ
The change could diminish the role special interests, particularly the teachers union, play in those contests.
2020 MAY BE THE LAST CAKE WALK FOR UNION-BACKED SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATESWILL HUNTSBERRYNOVEMBER 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Elsewhere around the county, voters in the South Bay are electing a new county supervisor for the first time in decades, but that race took a backseat to the presidential contest and several of the statewide ballot measures.
MORNING REPORT: DEMS TAKE COUNTY CONTROLVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Lastly, Democrats are also in an enviable position because they stand to defeat some Republican incumbents in competitive contests, too.
FINAL FORECAST: DEMOCRATS ARE CLEAR FAVORITES TO MAINTAIN CONTROL OF THE HOUSEGEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)NOVEMBER 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
On the podcast, Scott Lewis, Andrew Keatts and Sara Libby walked through their picks for the most interesting contests to watch on election night, including local ballot measures and statewide propositions.
MORNING REPORT: SMART STREETLIGHTS ARE ONLY SORTA, KINDA TURNED OFFVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 2, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Like many public HBCUs, most of A&M’s nearly 9,000 students are state residents, and their votes can make a difference in local as well as state contests.
VOTING RIGHTS STILL UNFINISHED BUSINESS ON PRAIRIE VIEW’S AGENDATRUTHBETOLDNOVEMBER 1, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
This year, though, it’s possible that these contests are being overlooked in part because only a handful look competitive, and in most cases voters are expected to reelect sitting governors rather than usher in a new state executive.
11 STATES ARE CHOOSING THEIR GOVERNOR ON TUESDAY. HERE ARE THE RACES TO WATCH.GEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)OCTOBER 31, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTESTING

  • competitive
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  • exercise-related
  • recreational
  • sporting
  • team
  • battling
  • combatant
  • combating
  • competing
  • competitive
  • conflicting
  • contending
  • contesting
  • cutthroat
  • emulating
  • emulous
  • equal
  • opposed
  • striving
  • vying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.