Definition Of compete


strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others who are trying to do the same.

universities are competing for applicants

Example Of compete

  • All of the girls on the team are my friends that I competed with when I was at home, so they were looking forward to seeing me.

  • At the moment I am actually at the Goodwill Games where I am competing for the European team.

  • Citroen are a works team, and not a satellite operation competing for a maker like Ford or Subaru.

  • Each category had a minimum of 30 participants fiercely competing for the honours.

  • Found in rivers, lakes and other wetlands, they competed with human beings for fish, their main diet, and lost.

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