invitation or call to sb to take part in a game, contest, fight, etc. to prove who is better, strong, more able, etc.
statement or action which questions or disputes sth
difficult, demanding or stimulating task
invite sb to compete against one in a fight match
question the rightness or legality, etc.
test the abilities
"they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power"
"his challenge of the assumption that Japan is still our enemy"
"She challenged his claims"
"Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"
"The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard"
My challenge to any of the great leaders of the Christian churches..to come and debate the question of religion and free thought.
出自： R. Lynd
The tremendous challenge of his post, and the problems he faced.
出自： D. Acheson
The Martyrs' Memorial..an occasional challenge to the climbing skills of students.
出自： E. Longford
To be challenged of unkindness.
出自： P. Sidney
He challenged me to a debate.