Challenge 1Definition: An invitation to engage in a contest or controversy of any kind; a defiance; specifically, a summons to fight a duel; also, the letter or message conveying the summons.
Challenge 2Definition: The act of a sentry in halting any one who
appears at his post, and demanding the countersign.
Challenge 3Definition: A claim or demand.
Challenge 4Definition: The opening and crying of
hounds at first finding the scent of their game.
Challenge 5Definition: An exception to a juror or to a member of a court martial, coupled with a demand that he should be held incompetent to act; the claim of a party that a certain person or
persons shall not sit in trial upon him or his cause.
Challenge 6Definition: An exception to a person as not legally qualified to vote. The challenge must be made when the ballot is offered.
Challenge 7Definition: To call to a contest of any kind; to call to answer; to defy.
Challenge 8Definition: To call, invite, or summon to answer for an offense by personal combat.
Challenge 9Definition: To claim as due; to demand as a right.
Challenge 10Definition: To censure; to blame.
Challenge 11Definition: To question or demand the countersign from (one who
attempts to pass the
lines); as, the sentinel challenged us, with "Who comes
Challenge 12Definition: To take exception to; question; as, to challenge the accuracy of a statement or of a quotation.
Challenge 13Definition: To object to or take exception to, as to a juror, or member of a court.
Challenge 14Definition: To object to the reception of the vote of, as on the ground that the person in not qualified as a voter.
Challenge 15Definition: To assert a right; to claim a place.
a demand by a sentry for a password or identification
questioning a statement and demanding an explanation; "his challenge of the assumption that Japan is still our enemy"
a formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror
a call to engage in a contest or fight
a demanding or stimulating situation; "they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power"
raise a formal objection in a court of law
ask for identification; "The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard"
issue a challenge to; "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"
take exception to; "She challenged his claims"