Thesaurus for challenge
Pronunciation of challenge: CH AE1 L AH0 N JH ('ʧælɪndʒ)
Number of syllables of challenge: 2
Pronunciation Video of challenge
Definition of challenge
- (n): a demand by a sentry for a password or identification
- (n): questioning a statement and demanding an explanation; "his challenge of the assumption that Japan is still our enemy"
- (n): a formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror
- (n): a call to engage in a contest or fight
- (n): a demanding or stimulating situation; "they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power"
- (v): raise a formal objection in a court of law
- (v): ask for identification; "The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard"
- (v): issue a challenge to; "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"
- (v): take exception to; "She challenged his claims"
Examples of challenge
- The most difficult challenge remains the numerical treatment of turbulence.
- The autonomous challenge is the major event.
- The challenge was both exciting and daunting.
- That's the gist of the challenge.
- The challenge to maintain my worthiness is great.
- Do you challenge the veracity of the material
- The more difficult the challenge is, the bigger the rewards.
- Boring is the program without the challenge.
- The challenge is to have the patience.
- The teams compete in the Challenge Cup.