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Detailed Translations for contend from English to French


to contend verb (contends, contended, contending)

  1. to contend (assert; demonstrate)
    démontrer; avancer; argumenter
    • démontrer verb (démontre, démontres, démontrons, démontrez, )
    • avancer verb (avance, avances, avançons, avancez, )
    • argumenter verb (argumente, argumentes, argumentons, argumentez, )

Conjugations for contend:

  1. contend
  2. contend
  3. contends
  4. contend
  5. contend
  6. contend
simple past
  1. contended
  2. contended
  3. contended
  4. contended
  5. contended
  6. contended
present perfect
  1. have contended
  2. have contended
  3. has contended
  4. have contended
  5. have contended
  6. have contended
past continuous
  1. was contending
  2. were contending
  3. was contending
  4. were contending
  5. were contending
  6. were contending
  1. shall contend
  2. will contend
  3. will contend
  4. shall contend
  5. will contend
  6. will contend
continuous present
  1. am contending
  2. are contending
  3. is contending
  4. are contending
  5. are contending
  6. are contending
  1. be contended
  2. be contended
  3. be contended
  4. be contended
  5. be contended
  6. be contended
  1. contend!
  2. let's contend!
  3. contended
  4. contending
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for contend:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
avancer push forward
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
argumenter assert; contend; demonstrate altercate; argue; bicker; debate; discuss; dispute; do as if; feign; make trouble; pretend; quarrel; reason; sham; wrangle
avancer assert; contend; demonstrate advance; ascend; be going to; bring forward; bring in; bring in money; bring up; broach; broach a subject; climb; continue; cut into; do as if; express; express oneself; feign; forge ahead; forward; give expression to; go; go on; go onward; impersonate; improve; initiate; intimate; introduce; make a proposal; make head-way; make progress; march on; move; move on; move up; nominate; postulate; present; pretend; progress; prompt; propel; propose; push forward; put forward; put on the table; raise; reveal oneself; rise; sham; slide in front; speak; step onward; suggest; take it further; talk; to get promoted; utter; ventilate; walk
démontrer assert; contend; demonstrate demonstrate; expose; illustrate; justify; make your point; prove; show; show what you mean; verify; witness
- argue; compete; contest; cope; deal; debate; fence; fight; get by; grapple; make do; make out; manage; postulate; repugn; struggle; vie

Synonyms for "contend":

Related Definitions for "contend":

  1. maintain or assert1
    • He contended that Communism had no future1
  2. have an argument about something1
  3. to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation1
  4. compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others1
  5. be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight1
    • Militant groups are contending for control of the country1
  6. come to terms with1

Wiktionary Translations for contend: