Hindi translation of contend
contendPowered by COBUILD /kənˈtend कनˈटेण्ड्/
Word forms: contends, contending, contended
Definitions and Translations
1. intransitive verb
If you have to contend with a problem or difficulty, you have to deal with it or overcome it.निपटना ⇒ They had a very unhappy child to contend with.
2. intransitive verb
If you contend with someone for something, you compete with them to try to get it.मुकाबला करना ⇒ The two leaders were contending for power.
Derived formscontenderWord forms: contenders countable nounप्रतिस्पर्द्धी mn ⇒ He's a strong contender for an Olympic gold medal.
3. transitive verb
If you contend that something is true, you state or argue that it is true. [formal]दावे से कहनावाद-विवाद करना ⇒ His lawyers contend that he was attacked. ⇒ seriously/strongly contend ⇒ a prosecutor/attorney/critic/opponent contends
SIMILAR WORDSstate, argue
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Example Sentences Including 'contend'
But in the meantime, we may have a refugee problem to contend with.The Ancient and Solitary Reign
Most women, Sophie thought, had to contend with their husband's demands.The Image of Laura
And then war breaks out and all through the war he's working at the Jewish Hospital and he has enough horrors to contend with.The Image of Laura
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Translation of contend from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary