Definition of Contended

1. Verb. (past of contend) ¹



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Definition of Contended

1. contend [v] - See also: contend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contended

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Literary usage of Contended

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1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"The carrier contended that by the terms of the bill of lading It was relieved from ... The shippers also contended, on •544 the following facts which »were ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... for the defendant in error, contended that the ft-rit of error was sued out simply for delay. nnd that the judgment should be affirmed, ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"... has recently contended that consciousness may be preserved during the seizure. It seems, probable, however, that a careful analysis of such cases would ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"... who was engaged for the defence of Moxon, contended that there 'must be some alterat ion of the law, or some restriction of tli to put it in action,' ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Henry Peter Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Great Britain Court of Chancery, James William Mylne, Baron John Singleton Copley Lyndhurst (1839)
"... therefore, of any decision in favour of the jurisdiction contended for by the Plaintiffs, and with the authorities against it to which I have referred, ..."

6. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1866)
"What the American colonies contended for.—Burke's idea.—The first American Congress.—Its demands.—How the question of independence was developed. ..."

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