- IPA(key): /ˈtʃalɛndʒən/, /ˈtʃalandʒən/, /ˈtʃalau̯ndʒən/
- (From Old Northern French) IPA(key): /ˈkalɛndʒ(ə)/, /ˈkalandʒ(ə)/
- To insult, criticise, or reprehend something or someone; to find fault with.
- To counter, oppose, argue, or work against something or someone; to be against.
- To take, especially wrongfully; to appropriate or expropriate something.
- To claim ownership or a privilege; to say something or some power is one's own.
- To make an accusation or allegation; especially a malicious and wrongful one.
- To track or go towards something; to search for, seek out, or look for.
- To make a summons to fight a duel or a call to arms.
- (rare) To forcefully request or ask for; to impose a duty on someone.
- (rare) To behave harmfully, unfairly and unjustifiedly towards someone.
- (rare) To inflict punishment or penalties upon someone for their actions.
- (rare) To win a conflict or engagement; to defeat one's enemies.
- (rare) To give as a reason for entering into a duel.
Conjugation of chalengen (weak in -ed)
1Sometimes used as a formal 2nd-person singular.