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1. 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)

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2. 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)

3. 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)

4. bidding

noun. ['ˈbɪdɪŋ'] an authoritative direction or instruction to do something.

Synonyms

  • speech act
  • direction
  • countermand
  • behest
  • charge
  • bid
  • order
  • commandment
  • dictation
  • command
  • commission
  • open sesame

Antonyms

  • windward
  • linger
  • absolve
  • calm

5. bidding

noun. ['ˈbɪdɪŋ'] (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make.

Synonyms

  • preemptive bid
  • takeout
  • preempt
  • bid
  • contract
  • overbid
  • pre-empt
  • bridge
  • overcall
  • declaration

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • enfranchisement
  • leeward
  • outgoing

6. bidding

noun. ['ˈbɪdɪŋ'] a request to be present.

Synonyms

  • summons

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • unburden
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