verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of contest
Can be confusedcontend contest
Examples from the Web for contesting
While he is not contesting the Jan. 22 election, Olmert remains politically active.Explosive Allegations against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu|Dan Ephron|January 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Like Sarkozy, Hollande has been contesting elections since his 20s.
This was, ultimately, a naked power struggle between two opposite poles with contesting visions of an Islamic republic.
But as regards property in services, far from contesting it, he adopts it as his creed.
Who ever thought of contesting seriously the superiority of Exchange to Isolation?
However, I never for a moment entertained the thought of contesting M. Noel Gerdy's rights.The Widow Lerouge|Emile Gaboriau
He went over the possibilities of his contesting Mr. Samuel Million's will.Miss Million's Maid|Bertha Ruck
I went in with Mr. Hodgkinson, who is contesting this Division; he is quite young and wears an eyeglass, which he keeps dropping.The Visits of Elizabeth|Elinor Glyn