Definitions for "Contend"
Keywords:  contest, struggle, strive, quarrel, vie
To strive in opposition; to contest; to dispute; to vie; to quarrel; to fight.
To struggle or exert one's self to obtain or retain possession of, or to defend.
To strive in debate; to engage in discussion; to dispute; to argue.
Keywords:  loaf, gallon, bread, deal, half
come to terms or deal successfully with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
Keywords:  argument, something
have an argument about something
maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"