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Definition of Contend

Contend

  1. To strive in opposition; to contest; to dispute; to vie; to quarrel; to fight.
  2. To struggle or exert one's self to obtain or retain possession of, or to defend.
  3. To strive in debate; to engage in discussion; to dispute; to argue.
  4. To struggle for; to contest.

Contend Quotations

Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.
Mao Zedong

I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free.
William Henry Harrison

The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people.
Charles Trevelyan

The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.
Martin Luther

It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.
Heraclitus
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Contend Translations

contend in French is contestez, contestent, contestons
contend in German is disputieren
contend in Spanish is contienda
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