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Definitions of contend:

part of speech: verb transitive

To maintain or assert.

part of speech: verb

To strive; to struggle in opposition; to dispute earnestly; to debate; to strive to obtain; to quarrel.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To strive in opposition; vie; dispute or debate.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To strive: to struggle in emulation or in opposition: to dispute or debate.

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