contender


contender
I noun adversary, adverse party, antagonist, appellant, applicant, arguer, aspirant, campaigner, candidate, challenger, charger, claimant, combatant, competitor, complainant, contestant, contester, controversialist, corrival, debater, denouncer, disputant, entrant, examinee, feuder, fighter, foe, libelant, litigant, litigator, nominee, office-seeker, opponent, opposer, opposition, oppositionist, party, party to a suit, petitioner, polemist, the prosecution, pugilist, respondent, rival, striver, suitor II index adversary, aggressor, appellant, candidate, contestant, disputant, foe, litigant, opponent, party (litigant), peer, rival

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006