Synonyms
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1. athletic

adjective. ['æθˈlɛtɪk'] vigorously active.

Synonyms

  • gymnastic
  • active

Antonyms

  • dull
  • inactiveness
  • lethargic

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Rhymes with Athletic Contest

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest

2. athletic

adjective. ['æθˈlɛtɪk'] having a sturdy and well proportioned body.

Synonyms

  • muscular

Antonyms

  • ectomorphic
  • passive

3. contest

noun. ['ˈkɑːntɛst, kənˈtɛst'] an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants.

Synonyms

  • playoff
  • chicken
  • athletic competition
  • match
  • spelldown
  • field trial
  • athletic contest
  • competition
  • cliffhanger
  • spelling contest
  • tournament
  • championship
  • series
  • race
  • bout
  • spelling bee
  • tourney
  • athletics
  • trial
  • game
  • social event

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • friend
  • disapproval
  • low status

Etymology

  • contester (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • contestor (Latin)

4. contest

verb. ['ˈkɑːntɛst, kənˈtɛst'] to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation.

Synonyms

  • repugn
  • dispute
  • gainsay
  • contend
  • challenge

Antonyms

  • convergence
  • convergency
  • divergency
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • contester (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • contestor (Latin)

5. contest

noun. ['ˈkɑːntɛst, kənˈtɛst'] a struggle between rivals.

Synonyms

  • rivalry
  • battle of wits
  • bidding contest
  • popularity contest
  • competition

Antonyms

  • brave
  • differ
  • disagree
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • contester (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • contestor (Latin)

Sentences with athletic-contest


1. Noun Phrase
However, if the person has an athletic contest like a football or basketball game coming up, two or three slices of cheese pizza will provide plenty of opportunities to provide energy for the ensuing sporting event.

2. Noun Phrase
Several athletic contests and competitions are held in conjunction with the Labor Day Celebration, including the Herscher Hare and Tortoise Race.

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