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Definition of "contends" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of contend. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "contends" in a sentence
  • "The label contends some of the songs were recorded so long ago they violate terms of the deal."
  • ""Nature," Darwin contends, is nothing but the "aggregate action and product of many natural laws," and these laws, in turn, are ultimately but a "sequence of events as ascertained by us" (Darwin, 55)."
  • "With regard to the merits of managing predators such as wolves, which the article contends is a horribly misguided project, any responsible person who advocates simply letting nature take its course must address the consequences of allowing the wolf population to fluctuate - which the article does not do."