Definitions For Contend


  • Maintain or assert
  • Have an argument about something
  • To make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation
  • Compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
  • Be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
  • Succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available
  • To argue or state (something) in a strong and definite way
  • To compete with someone or for something : to compete with a good chance of winning

Is Contends 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 Contend is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Contend in a Sentence

  • These people contend that they have earned the right to the land.
  • The team is expected to contend for the championship this year.

Synonyms for Contend

Antonyms for Contends

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