Synonyms of challenge in English:



  • 1 he accepted the challenge
    dare, provocation; summons
  • 3 getting ready for the visitors was proving quite a challenge
    problem, difficult task, test, trial; trouble, bother, obstacle


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  • 2 he challenged one of my men to a duel
    dare, summon, invite, bid, throw down the gauntlet to, defy someone to do something
  • 3 a new way of life that would challenge them
    test, tax, try; strain, make demands on, weary, wear out, drain, sap; stretch, stimulate, arouse, inspire, excite, spur on

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