verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of contest
OTHER WORDS FROM contest
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH contestcontend, contest
Example sentences from the Web for contest
Each contender’s cookie creation was critically analyzed and inspected for texture, taste and presentation, and the contest was broadcast over Facebook Live for the whole community to witness.
In these trying times, instead of doubling down on the contest for who will have power over others, we must unite to help empower every person from the bottom up so they can contribute and help others lead better lives.Charles Koch: Partisan politics don’t work. It’s time for a new way|jakemeth|November 19, 2020|Fortune
Just like the Steelers and Bills are under the microscope for backsliding down the stretch, we should keep an eye on the Chargers and Falcons to eventually start winning those toss-up contests late in the season.The Steelers And Bills Have Been Historically Lucky So Far. The Chargers … Have Not.|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|November 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Votes are still being counted, but based on contests projected by ABC News, Republicans have netted six seats so far, and they may still flip a few more.Republicans’ 2020 Gains In The House Set Them Up Well For 2022|Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org)|November 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Meanwhile, the presidential election hangs in balance, as the count to determine a winner — and bring closure to a brutal and wrenching political contest — is ongoing.Economy added 638,000 jobs in October as growth slows|Eli Rosenberg|November 6, 2020|Washington Post