Nearby words

  1. chalkpit,
  2. chalkrail,
  3. chalkstone,
  4. chalky,
  5. challah,
  6. challenge diet,
  7. challenged,
  8. challenger,
  9. challenging,
  10. challis

Origin of challenge

1175–1225; Middle English chalenge < Old French, variant of chalonge < Latin calumnia calumny

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British Dictionary definitions for rechallenge

challenge

/ (ˈtʃælɪndʒ) /

verb (mainly tr)

noun

Derived Formschallengeable, adjectivechallenger, noun

Word Origin for challenge

C13: from Old French chalenge, from Latin calumnia calumny

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Word Origin and History for rechallenge
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