Synonyms of contention in English:

contention

noun

  • 1 a point of contention
    [Antonyms] agreement
  • 2 we questioned the validity of his contention
    argument, claim, plea, submission, allegation, assertion, declaration; opinion, stand, position, view, belief, thesis, case
  • Phrases

    in contention

    the sisters are in contention for the top rankingin competitioncompetingcontestingcontendingvyingstrivingstruggling

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