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Synonyms of contention in English:


  • 1 there were a number of points of contention between the Crown and Parliament
    disagreement, dispute, disputation, argument, variance;
    [Antonyms] agreement
  • 2 her contention is that this event was the result of a conspiracy
    opinion, stand, position, view, belief, thesis, hypothesis, case, postulation;
    declaration, assertion, affirmation, pronouncement, announcement, statement
  • Phrases

    in contention
    he is in contention for a first-team place
    in competition, competing, contesting, contending, challenging, vying;
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