Definitions For Challenge


  • A demand by a sentry for a password or identification
  • Questioning a statement and demanding an explanation
  • A formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror
  • A call to engage in a contest or fight
  • A demanding or stimulating situation
  • A difficult task or problem : something that is hard to do
  • An action, statement, etc., that is against something : a refusal to accept something as true, correct, or legal
  • An invitation to compete in a game, fight, etc.


  • Raise a formal objection in a court of law
  • Ask for identification
  • Issue a challenge to
  • Take exception to
  • To say or show that (something) may not be true, correct, or legal
  • To question the action or authority of (someone)
  • To question whether (someone) should serve on a jury

Is Challenge a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Challenge is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Challenge in a Sentence

  • A number of doctors are challenging the study's claims.
  • The new lawsuit challenges the lower court's decision.
  • She's been challenged on her handling of the problem.
  • The next major challenge for the company is to improve its distribution capabilities.
  • Teaching adolescents can be quite a challenge.
  • The band feels ready for new challenges.

Synonyms for Challenge

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