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Synonyms for compete
kəmˈpitcom·pete

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.7 / 9 votes

  1. compete

    Synonyms:
    contend, rival, cope, emulate

    Antonyms:
    participate, share

Princeton's WordNet2.8 / 5 votes

  1. compete, vie, contendverb

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. competeverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "compete":

    competition, competing, rival

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How to use compete in a sentence?

  1. Bill Belichick:

    Cam's our quarterback, whatever position, whatever time Jarrett or Mac are ready to challenge and compete, then we'll see how that goes.

  2. Vice President Biden:

    It was an honor to compete alongside one of the most talented groups of candidates the Democratic party has ever fielded and I am proud to say that we are going into this general election a united party, i am going to spend every day between now and November 3rd fighting to earn the votes of Americans all across this great country so that, together, we can win the battle for the soul of this nation, and make sure that as we rebuild our economy, everyone comes along.

  3. The Kings:

    The playoff word should be used in every locker room right now, but we need to improve before we declare ourselves playoff-ready, are we capable of it? I think we have the right players to do it, but can we get our game together quick enough, and maintain it long enough during the season to compete for that? We’ll figure that out as we go. One step at a time for this group.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    If the banks and corporations feel that they can better exploit the people of Mississippi, New Hampshire, Hong Kong or Puerto Rico in order to make their blood profits -- let them go there, in the Dominican Republic, American companies pay native workers $ 2 a day for a full day's work. Vermont is not going to compete with that kind of slavery.

  5. Chief Executive Anders Runevad:

    We've gone from being a niche industry dependent on subsidy feed-in tariffs to an industry that can compete on more normal market conditions. And that ripples through the chain.


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