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Synonyms for challengeˈtʃæl ɪndʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. challenge(noun)

    a demanding or stimulating situation

    "they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power"

  2. challenge(noun)

    a call to engage in a contest or fight

  3. challenge(noun)

    questioning a statement and demanding an explanation

    "his challenge of the assumption that Japan is still our enemy"

  4. challenge(noun)

    a formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror

  5. challenge(verb)

    a demand by a sentry for a password or identification

  6. challenge, dispute, gainsay(verb)

    take exception to

    "She challenged his claims"

    altercate, take exception, gainsay, challenge, quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy

  7. challenge(verb)

    issue a challenge to

    "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"

    gainsay, take exception, dispute

  8. challenge(verb)

    ask for identification

    "The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard"

    gainsay, take exception, dispute

  9. challenge, take exception(verb)

    raise a formal objection in a court of law

    challenge, gainsay, take exception, dispute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. challenge(v. a.)

    defy, dare, brave, invite to trial, call to combat, call to answer

  2. challenge(v. a.)

    demand, require, claim, call for

  3. challenge(v. a.)

    (Law.) object to, take exceptions to

  4. challenge(n.)

    defiance, summons to trial, call to combat, call to answer

  5. challenge(n.)

    (Law.) exception, objection

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