Definitions for competekəmˈpit

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word compete

Princeton's WordNet

  1. compete, vie, contend(verb)

    compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

Wiktionary

  1. compete(Verb)

    To contend emulously; to seek or strive for the same thing, position, or reward for which another is striving; to contend in rivalry, as for a prize or in business; as, tradesmen compete with one another.

  2. Origin: From competere, from peto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compete(verb)

    to contend emulously; to seek or strive for the same thing, position, or reward for which another is striving; to contend in rivalry, as for a prize or in business; as, tradesmen compete with one another

  2. Origin: [L. completere, competitum; com- + petere to seek. See Petition.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Compete

    kom-pēt′, v.i. to seek or strive with others for something: to contend for a prize.—n. Competi′tion, the act of competing: common strife for the same object.—adj. Compet′itive, pertaining to or characterised by competition.—n. Compet′itor, one who competes: a rival or opponent. [L. competĕrecom, together, petĕre, to seek.]

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  1. Compete

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'compete' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4642

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'compete' in Verbs Frequency: #544

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compete in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compete in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deutsche Bank:

    You can't compete against those.

  2. Executive Chairman Jack Ma:

    We're not coming here to compete.

  3. Emma Johnson:

    Make a conscious decision not to compete.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    If you have to compete, compete with yourself.

  5. Tom Ford:

    I wasn't going to try to compete with the Oscars.

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