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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Contest as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

11 May 2021
Last seen in: The Mirror Classic

We found 23 answers for the crossword clue 'Contest', the most recent of which was seen in the The Mirror Classic.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Contest a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Contest as an answer itself some 82 times.

Contest is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Mirror Classic' on Saturday, 19 June 2021 with the answer being RACE, but the most popular answer for this clue is DUEL.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A struggle between rivals
  • To make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race"
  • An occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

Compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

4 Letters

An occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"

Any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)

An amusement or pastime; "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"

A meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held

A canal for a current of water

5 Letters

Present reasons and arguments

Something that happens at a given place and time

Make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath"

An exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"

6 Letters

An engagement fought between two military forces

Contrast with equal weight or force

To make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race"

Bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension

7 Letters

Maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"

Coming into conflict with

The pairing of people or things as for comparison or competition; "it was a good match-up but the home team won"; "we need a matchup of the best teachers with the neediest schools"

A sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner

8 Letters

Strenuous effort; "the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her"

9 Letters

A demand by a sentry for a password or identification

10 Letters

A sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner

11 Letters

The act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"

12 Letters

The act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"

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