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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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  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 for "compete":

    competition, competing, rival

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  1. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    The most interesting thing in India today is on how big a manufacturing place can it be; to me that is the unanswered question - whether or not it can really compete.

  2. Mike Harrowell:

    What that really says is: 'We're not going to compete on price anymore.' It's a signal that the iron price has hit a bottom.

  3. Craig Packer:

    It's not like there's so much else away from this to compete, but it's going to be a bit of a logjam.

  4. Alexandre Birman:

    In clothing, there's no way Brazil can compete with China, but we've got a shot with shoes, in fashion footwear, we're competitive with China at 3.50 per dollar.

  5. Benjamin Watson:

    The reason why we play is because we love to compete. But within that, we want to be kept safe, as we move forward with our CBA negotiations, the owners know and they will continue to know every time we meet with them that we will not ever sacrifice health and safety of our players.

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