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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. compete

    contend, rival, cope, emulate

    participate, share

Princeton's WordNet

  1. compete, vie, contendverb

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

    fence, fight, make do, repugn, deal, vie, manage, struggle, debate, argue, postulate, grapple, contend, cope, make out, get by, contest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. competeverb

    contend, strive, struggle, cope, enter the lists, be rivals

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "compete":

    competition, competing, rival

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  1. Tuesday Cornell:

    We know that to compete today speed and simplicity are critically important, executing on this plan will translate to growth.

  2. Sebastian Coe:

    Our whole approach has been about finding a navigable solution through this, i didn’t come into the sport to stop people competing, I came into the sport to find a reason to allow them to compete.

  3. Ryan Severino:

    The heyday of department stores is clearly in the past while apparel retailers( for example) compete fiercely with e-commerce.

  4. Steven Mnuchin:

    We are not looking to get into trade wars, we are looking to make sure that U.S. companies can compete fairly around the world.

  5. James Lloyd:

    In China, the big story is that a lot of these FinTech innovators are scaling to such a degree that they're the core financial relationship that a lot of particularly young Chinese consumers have, the proposition nowadays for international banks in China and for some of the domestic banks is having to compete with the non-banks that own that customer relationship end to end.

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