Synonyms of challenge in English:

challenge


See definition of challenge

noun

1‘he accepted the challenge’

SYNONYMS

dare, provocation

summons

2‘he successfully resisted a challenge to his leadership’

SYNONYMS

confrontation with, dispute with, stand against, test of, opposition, disagreement with

questioning of, defiance, ultimatum

3‘getting ready for the visitors was proving quite a challenge’

SYNONYMS

problem, difficult task, test, trial

trouble, bother, obstacle


verb

1‘you will need to be able to challenge their statistics in an informed way’

SYNONYMS

question, disagree with, object to, take exception to, confront, dispute, take issue with, protest against, call into question

demur about, demur against, dissent from, be a dissenter from

2‘he challenged one of my men to a duel’

SYNONYMS

dare, summon, invite, bid, throw down the gauntlet to, defy someone to do something

3‘a new way of life that would challenge them’

SYNONYMS

test, tax, try

strain, make demands on, weary, wear out, drain, sap

stretch, stimulate, arouse, inspire, excite, spur on