HyperDic: compete

English > 1 sense of the word compete:
VERBcompetitioncompete, vie, contendcompete for something
compete > pronunciation
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English > compete: 1 sense > verb 1, competition
Meaningcompete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsvie, contend
Entailed bycontend, fight, struggleBe engaged in a fight
keep upMaintain a required pace or level
lead, topBe ahead of others
losefail to win
meet, encounter, play, take oncontend against an opponent in a sport, game / game, or battle
overtake, catch, catch up withcatch up with and possibly overtake / overtake
score, hit, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
winBe the winner in a contest or competition
Narroweremulatecompete with successfully
equal, touch, rival, matchBe equal to in quality or ability
playparticipate in games / games or sport
race, runcompete in a race
rivalBe the rival of, be in competition with
run offdecide (a contest or competition) by a runoff
try for, go formake an attempt at achieving something
Spanishcompeter, competir, contender, medirse, rivalizar
Catalancompetir, contendir, contendre
Adjectivescompetitive, competitoryinvolving competition or competitiveness
Nounscompetitionthe act of competing as for profit / profit or a prize
competitorthe contestant you hope to defeat

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