Associations to the word «Contest»

Pictures for the word «Contest»


CONTEST, noun. (uncountable) Controversy; debate.
CONTEST, noun. (uncountable) Struggle for superiority; combat.
CONTEST, noun. (countable) A competition.
CONTEST, verb. (intransitive) To contend.
CONTEST, verb. (transitive) To call into question; to oppose.
CONTEST, verb. (transitive) To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend.
CONTEST, verb. (legal) To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a suit; to dispute or resist, as a claim, by course of law; to controvert.
CONTEST COMPETITION, noun. (science) A type of competition where the resource is inadequate to fit the needs of all and the resource is partitioned unequally among contestants, thus some obtain all they need and others less than they need.
CONTEST SHAPE, noun. (bodybuilding): The state of having the physique readied for a bodybuilding contest with minimal body fat and maximum muscle volume.

Dictionary definition

CONTEST, noun. An occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants.
CONTEST, noun. A struggle between rivals.
CONTEST, verb. To make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King