Definitions For Contention


  • The act of competing as for profit or a prize
  • A point asserted as part of an argument
  • A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
  • Something (such as a belief, opinion, or idea) that is argued or stated
  • Anger and disagreement
  • A situation in which you have a chance to win something that you are trying to win

Is Contention a Scrabble Word?

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

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Words with Friends

The word Contention is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Contention in a Sentence

  • That has been a source of contention for years.
  • He is in contention for the Olympic medal.

Synonyms for Contention

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