|Origin:||contester, from Latin contestari 'to call a witness, bring a legal case', from com- ( COM-) + testis 'witness'|
con‧test2 [transitive] formal
to say formally that you do not accept something or do not agree with it:
His brothers are contesting the will.
to compete for something or to try to win it:
His wife is contesting a seat on the council.