Definition of 争う

あらそうarasou Inflection

godan ~う verb / intransitive verb:

  • to compete; to contest; to contend
  • to quarrel; to argue; to dispute; to be at variance; to oppose
  • to deny (e.g. evidence) - usu. in negative form 争えない

Example Sentences

They are contending for the prize.
The game was one point back and forth the whole game.
I competed with him for the championship.
I competed with him for the first prize.
I once rivaled him for the championship.

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