What is Contested?

Contested definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a race, conflict, or other competition between rivals, as for a prize.
struggle for victory or superiority.

strife in argument; dispute; controversy: Their marriage was marred by perpetual contest.

verb (used with object)
to struggle or fight for, as in battle.
to argue against; dispute: to contest a controversial question; to contest a will.
to call in question: They contested his right to speak.

to contend for in rivalry.

verb (used without object)
to dispute; contend; compete.