Contend - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 05/04/2021

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Contend.

6 letter answer(s) to contend

  1. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
  2. Claim or assert that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically without proof that this is the case.

7 letter answer(s) to contend

  1. come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
  2. the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"
  3. a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
  4. a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
  5. to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"

8 letter answer(s) to contend

  1. be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
  2. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
  3. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
  4. make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath"
  5. strenuous effort; "the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her"
  6. an energetic attempt to achieve something; "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition"
  7. an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"

3 letter answer(s) to contend

  1. compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

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