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Definition 1: a person who participates in competitions - [noun denoting person]

(contestant is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of contestant ) the contestant who wins the contest

(... is a kind of contestant ) a contestant in a team sport who is in the game at the beginning

(... is a kind of contestant ) the contestant you hope to defeat

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

(... is a kind of contestant ) a contestant who meets certain requirements and so qualifies to take part in the next stage of competition

"the tournament was won by a late qualifier"

(... is a kind of contestant ) someone who participates in contests in order to collect trophies

(... is a kind of contestant ) a person who participates in or is skilled at some game

(... is a kind of contestant ) a contestant (human or animal) not considered to have a good chance to win

(... is a kind of contestant ) a contestant that you are matched against

(... is a kind of contestant ) a contestant who loses the contest

(... is a kind of contestant ) a contestant that is unlikely to win

(... is a kind of contestant ) one who enters a competition

(... is a kind of contestant ) a contestant who forfeits a match

(... is a kind of contestant ) a person trained to compete in sports

(... is a kind of contestant ) someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)

(... is a kind of contestant ) a contestant who withdraws from competition

Definition 2: a person who dissents from some established policy - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for contestant in the sense of this definition

(contestant is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of contestant ) one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience

(... is a kind of contestant ) someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct

(... is a kind of contestant ) a dissenter from political orthodoxy

(... is a kind of contestant ) someone who objects to siting something in their own neighborhood but does not object to it being sited elsewhere; an acronym for not in my backyard

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