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  ( challenges    plural & 3rd person present)   ( challenging    present participle)   ( challenged    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-var   A challenge is something new and difficult which requires great effort and determination.  
I like a big challenge and they don't come much bigger than this..., The new government's first challenge is the economy.     
2    If someone rises to the challenge, they act in response to a difficult situation which is new to them and are successful.  
rise to the challenge      phrase   V inflects  
The new Germany must rise to the challenge of its enhanced responsibilities...     
3       n-var   A challengeto something is a questioning of its truth or value. A challengeto someone is a questioning of their authority.  
oft N to n  
The demonstrators have now made a direct challenge to the authority of the government.     
4       verb   If you challenge ideas or people, you question their truth, value, or authority.  
Democratic leaders have challenged the president to sign the bill...      V n to-inf  
The move was immediately challenged by two of the republics...      be V-ed  
I challenged him on the hypocrisy of his political attitudes.      V n on/about n, Also V with quote, V n  
5       verb   If you challenge someone, you invite them to fight or compete with you in some way.  
A mum slashed a neighbour's car tyre and challenged her to a fight after their daughters fell out...      V n to n  
He left a note at the scene of the crime, challenging detectives to catch him...      V n to-inf  
We challenged a team who called themselves `College Athletes'.      V n  
      Challenge is also a noun., n-count  
A third presidential candidate emerged to mount a serious challenge and throw the campaign wide open.     
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


      vb   accost, arouse, beard, brave, call out, call (someone's) bluff, claim, confront, dare, defy, demand, dispute, face off     (slang)   impugn, investigate, object to, provoke, question, require, stimulate, summon, tackle, tax, test, throw down the gauntlet, try  
      n   confrontation, dare, defiance, face-off     (slang)   interrogation, provocation, question, summons to contest, test, trial, ultimatum  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

ice bucket challenge n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014

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You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
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