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Synonyms for challenger
ˈtʃæl ɪn dʒər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contender(noun)

    the contestant you hope to defeat

    "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"

    rival, competition, competitor, contender, contention, rivalry, contest


  1. challenger(noun)

    adversary, contender, combatant, opponent, disputer

  2. challenger(noun)

    One who challenges.

    One child stood as king of the hill, and tried to withstand the pushes and shoves of his challengers.

    contender, opponent, disputer, adversary, combatant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    defiant, rival, contender, competitor

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How to use challenger in a sentence?

  1. Luis Gutierrez:

    It’s not easy to endorse a challenger over a colleague in the House of Representatives, especially when that colleague is a member of your party.

  2. Mike DuHaime:

    Late breakers tend to be late breakers because they already have a reason to not be with the front runner, late breakers tend to go with the challenger, not the incumbent.

  3. Mark McAllister:

    There are some good things, but overall, I am disgusted with Her Democratic challenger.

  4. Susan Page:

    Bernie Sanders has exceeded nearly everyone's expectations in becoming the hero of Democratic progressives, to go to the next level -- to become not only Hillary Clinton's chief challenger but also a potential nominee -- he needs to expand that appeal to include other important parts of the Democratic coalition, including African Americans, Hispanics and blue-collar workers.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I really believe that the vote that voters make on Nov. 6 is going to boil down to if they vote for a Republican member of the House of Representatives, they're going to vote against impeachment, and if they vote for a Democratic member of the House of Representatives or a challenger, they're voting for impeachment, this is all about impeachment. It always has been.

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