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Definitions for compete
kəmˈpitcom·pete

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compete, vie, contendverb

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

Wiktionary

  1. competeverb

    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.

    Etymology: From competere, from peto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Competeverb

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

CrunchBase

  1. Compete

    Compete helps the world's top brands improve their marketing based on the online behavior of millions of consumers. Advertisers, agencies and publishers use Compete's products and services to create engaging online experiences and profitable advertising campaigns. Compete is located in Boston, MA, with offices across the U.S., U.K. and France. For more information, please visit http://www.compete.com/.

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

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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

Examples of compete in a Sentence

  1. De Grasse:

    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete at home in front of relatives and friends, i feel like I've got my first senior national medal, and at home, so that's a great feeling.

  2. Kenneth Juster:

    Our Embassy will continue working with you to ensure that U.S. firms compete on a level playing field. My team at the Embassy stands by ready to help, we look forward to your continued success in India.

  3. Denny Hamlin:

    He deserves the opportunity to compete for race wins and our team will make sure he has the resources to do just that, off the track, Bubba has been a loud voice for change in our sport and our country. MJ and I support him fully in those efforts and stand beside him. Denny Hamlin added that while hes starting the new ownership group with Jordan, Denny Hamlin still is focused on a title for Joe Gibbs Racing. ROSS CHASTAIN GETS KYLE LARSONS OLD SEAT AT GANASSI RACING FOR 2021 NASCAR CUP SERIES Michael Jordan said hes been a NASCAR fan his whole life. Growing up in North Carolina, my parents would take my brothers, sisters and me to races, and Ive been a NASCAR fan my whole life.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Our taxes are too high. Our wages are too high. We have to compete with other countries.

  5. Jeff Wyatt:

    We think we have a competitive offering, we think we can carve out and capture share within it. There are going to be many players within the space, but we think we are well-positioned to compete and grow the business.

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