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Synonyms for contend

Synonyms for contend

to strive in opposition

to strive against (others) for victory

to put forth reasons for or against something, often excitedly

to put into words positively and with conviction

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The Service contended that the placement activities were unrelated to AAFP's exempt purposes.
Nationwide never informed Charts in writing why it terminated their agreements with him, but contended that Charts had violated unidentified state law and unwritten company policy; that it did not have to show it had good cause to terminate the agreements; and that it was not required to inform Charts in writing of the reasons for his termination.
He also contended that the trial court erred in excluding the out-of-court statement of a witness.
6) Zucker, author of numerous works on the youth crime issue, contended that "In the increasing amount of youth crime hides a large social danger for the future.
In further trials with 4-year-olds, most of these youngsters contended that people can voluntarily empty their minds of all thoughts and ideas for a few minutes and that the mind of a waiting person "was not doing anything.
The suit contended that Beadle had contacted officials at the University of New Orleans (UNO) in October 2002 to get permission to distribute a religious tract entitled: "You Can Say Anything.
Stansen said he has reviewed the CHP report, which covers more than 50 pages, and contended there is overwhelming evidence to support criminal charges against the defendants in the civil lawsuit.
Responses emerging from the room might prove indistinguishable from those of a native Chinese speaker, Searle contended, even though the person toiling in the Chinese Room understands neither the questions nor the answers.
The suit contended that when Laura was given an assignment in 2001 to bring a book to class about her Christmas traditions the teacher stopped Laura from sharing her book entitled "The Story of Christmas" by Sally Owen - a book that focused on the birth of Jesus Christ, the center of the Christmas holiday for Christians.
White House administration officials have contended the legislation would favor big bank-holding companies such as Citicorp at the expense of nationally chartered banks, because it would require banks to set up holding companies in order to expand into other financial businesses.
Hilgard, offers a useful framework for understanding the relation of conscious to unconscious mental activity, Kihlstrom contended at the recent annual meeting of the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.
First, the court held that the contract is governed by Delaware law -- not Texas law -- as Ferris and GameCom have contended.
District Court in Manhattan, contended that Coke, in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act, unfairly pressured independent food-service distributors, who supply the majority of the fountain business, to carry only Coke products by threatening to cut off their supply if they provided Pepsi to any of their clients.
The American Center for Law and Justice, an international public interest law firm, today announced that pursuant to an agreement with the ACLJ, the City of Denver has amended an ordinance regulating free speech outside health facilities that the ACLJ contended was too restrictive and has agreed not to prosecute a Colorado resident who was cited by police after she expressed a pro-life message outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Denver.