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A challenge is something that puts you to the test — like running your first marathon or reading War and Peace.

Challenge, as a verb, is derived from a Latin word meaning "to accuse falsely," and it is still used much as it was in the 13th century, in the sense of questioning whether something is true or right. Students sometimes challenge a weeknight curfew, and lawyers might challenge the evidence submitted by the other side in a lawsuit. Challenge is also used as a noun for a competition in which people challenge one another to prove that they’re the best at something.

Primary Meanings of Munro American promotion Boutique Boutique Heels Heels Munro American promotion promotion Boutique challenge

1.
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a call to engage in a contest or fight
issue a challenge to
2.
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take exception to
questioning a statement and demanding an explanation
3.
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raise a formal objection in a court of law
a formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror
4.
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a demand by a sentry for a password or identification
ask for identification
5.
n
a demanding or stimulating situation
Full Definitions of challenge
1

n a call to engage in a contest or fight

Synonyms:
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Types:
dare, daring
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confrontation
a bold challenge
call-out
a challenge to a fight or duel
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defiance
a hostile challenge
calling into question, demand for explanation
a challenge to defend what someone has said
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demand for identification
as by a sentry
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to offer or accept a challenge
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speech act
the use of language to perform some act

v issue a challenge to

“Fischer challenged Spassky to a match”
Types:
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provoke, stimulate
provide the needed stimulus for
counterchallenge
challenge in turn
call into question, oppugn, question
challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
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challenge the honesty or veracity of
impugn
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dare, defy
challenge
call one's bluff
ask to prove what someone is claiming
call out
challenge to a duel
remand, remit, send back
refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
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take a court case to a higher court for review
action, litigate, process, sue
institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against
litigate
engage in legal proceedings
entice, lure, tempt
provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
rejuvenate
cause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land
jog
stimulate to remember
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provoke or stir up
brazen
face with defiance or impudence
expedite
process fast and efficiently
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try to stir up public opinion
Type of:
bid, invite
ask someone in a friendly way to do something
2

v take exception to

“She challenged his claims”
Synonyms:
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Types:
call
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challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense
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Type of:
contend, contest, repugn
to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation

n questioning a statement and demanding an explanation

“his challenge of the assumption that Japan is still our enemy”
Type of:
inquiring, questioning
a request for information
3

v raise a formal objection in a court of law

Synonyms:
take exception
Types:
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challenge (a decision)
Type of:
object
express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent

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

Type of:
objection
the speech act of objecting
4

n a demand by a sentry for a password or identification

Type of:
demand
an urgent or peremptory request

v ask for identification

“The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard”
Type of:
bespeak, call for, quest, request
express the need or desire for; ask for
5

n a demanding or stimulating situation

“they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power”
Type of:
situation, state of affairs
the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time

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