What does compete mean?

Definitions for compete
kəmˈpitcom·pete

Here are all the 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.

    Etymology: 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

    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

How to pronounce compete?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say compete in sign language?

  1. compete

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. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Not to survive apocalypse!! , But there are methodologies to compete seriously! So, please, don't ask Einstein?

  2. Donald Trump:

    Whether it's taxes or wages, if they're too high we're not going to be able to compete with other countries.

  3. American Tom Watson:

    The regret is that it's over, but I'm out there to compete in the Open Championship. I've prepared right. I've prepared properly. I've got a game plan. It's not a ceremony at all.

  4. Black Insomnia founder Sean Kristafor:

    If you want to stand out, you need to be the 'est' -- the biggest, smartest, strongest, or cheapest, so when we wanted to compete in coffee, as a caffeine product, we had to be the strongest, but obviously, we don't exceed the world guidelines.

  5. Jasper Lawler:

    Global producers including Russia and OPEC countries might have to cut prices to compete with U.S. shale producers who could have room to raise prices, the extra competition for market share from U.S. shale can only add to the pressure on OPEC.

Images & Illustrations of compete

  1. competecompetecompetecompetecompete

Popularity rank by frequency of use

compete#1#6554#10000

Translations for compete

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for compete »

Translation

Find a translation for the compete definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these compete definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "compete." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 25 Sep. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/compete>.

    Are we missing a good definition for compete? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for compete:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.