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Synonyms for challenge
ˈtʃæl ɪndʒchal·lenge

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. challengeverb

    defy, summon, dare, question, investigate, brave, canvass

    pass, allow, grant, concede

Princeton's WordNet

  1. challengenoun

    a demanding or stimulating situation

    "they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power"

  2. challengenoun

    a call to engage in a contest or fight

  3. challengenoun

    questioning a statement and demanding an explanation

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

  4. challengenoun

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

  5. challengeverb

    a demand by a sentry for a password or identification

  6. challenge, dispute, gainsayverb

    take exception to

    "She challenged his claims"

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

  7. challengeverb

    issue a challenge to

    "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"

    gainsay, take exception, dispute

  8. challengeverb

    ask for identification

    "The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard"

    gainsay, take exception, dispute

  9. challenge, take exceptionverb

    raise a formal objection in a court of law

    gainsay, take exception, dispute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. challengeverb

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

  2. challengeverb

    demand, require, claim, call for

  3. challengeverb

    (Law.) object to, take exceptions to

  4. challengenoun

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

  5. challengenoun

    (Law.) exception, objection

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. challengenoun

    defiance, exception, objection

  2. challengeverb

    defy, dare, brave

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How to use challenge in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Every challenge is specifically designed to aid you to get to where you really need to be. So, do challenge your challenges and never surrender to them.

  2. Amadou Doumbia:

    I think what the government is doing is incredibly admirable, but they also have the challenge of changing the local psychology of what' Sydney Airport' means, what living in a city means, and how long commutes shouldn't be a daily way of life before these plans can be embraced.

  3. Ravi Verma:

    Affirmative action is a solid step forward because those girls and women who move into the sphere of education and work and acquire additional skills challenge local patriarchy and can change attitudes.

  4. Kok Chwee Sim:

    Spotting in locations such as Singapore where the hobby is less understood, the biggest challenge is posed by the security, even as one is clearly and visibly harmless near an airport, security personnel tend to insist that one moves on and not spot or photograph airplanes.

  5. Rafa Nadal:

    Chances are not a lot, so you need to be ready to expect a very tough one, i need to be focused with my serve, as always. I need to be ready to accept the challenge that brings the competition in days like these ones.

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