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Synonyms for compete

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compete, vie, contend(verb)

    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

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  1. compete

    contend, rival, cope, emulate

    participate, share

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compete(v. n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    competition, competing, rival

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  1. Irene Rummelhoff:

    I think the interest in offshore wind is growing, uK definitely are the leader, but we also see Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and France are coming up with new auctions asking people to compete for new wind areas.

  2. Rafa Nadal:

    In the beginning I thought it was going to be the end of the tournament, but I don’t know now, I don’t think so. I think I am going to be able to compete here.

  3. Sam Kendricks:

    I am certainly unhappy that several of my Russian friends were not able to compete.

  4. Nick Loris:

    The reaction to the rate change, for critics, underscored how fragile the industry is. Nick Loris said companies like SolarCity simply depend on these policies. When taken away, it adversely affects their bottom line and abilityto compete with conventional sources.

  5. Alex Kozlov:

    When you look at offshore business providers, they built their business model on hiring really smart, well-trained people who are paid very little. That model has been very successful, what’s going to happen if contact centers are run by machines? A lot of jobs are going away. People can’t compete with intelligent machines. It’s completely disrupting the service provider model.

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