Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun contest

2 senses of contest

Sense 1
contest, competition -- (an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants)
       => social event -- (an event characteristic of persons forming groups)

Sense 2
contest -- (a struggle between rivals)
       => competition, contention, rivalry -- (the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb contest

1 sense of contest

Sense 1
contest, contend, repugn -- (to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race")
       => oppose -- (be against; express opposition to; "We oppose the ban on abortion")

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