contention

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Synonyms for contention

Synonyms for contention

Synonyms for contention

a point asserted as part of an argument

the act of competing as for profit or a prize

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JEMEZ faded out of contention after doing too much for most of the way on his chasing bow at Kelso.
I didn't want to be out of contention through injury this week after what has happened.
The effort began to take its toll with a furlong to go and she faded out of contention to finish a respectable ninth.
But following disasters on the first two games, where we slipped out of contention, I thought it was all over.
The Marauders are out of contention in the Foothill Conference race but can play the role of spoiler.