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synonyms for compete

  • battle
  • challenge
  • clash
  • contend
  • contest
  • face
  • fight
  • play
  • spar
  • try
  • vie
  • wrestle
  • attempt
  • bandy
  • bid
  • collide
  • emulate
  • encounter
  • essay
  • fence
  • grapple
  • joust
  • oppose
  • rival
  • strive
  • struggle
  • tilt
  • tussle
  • be in the running
  • cope with
  • go after
  • go for
  • go for broke
  • go for the gold
  • in the hunt
  • jockey for position
  • lock horns
  • match strength
  • match wits
  • participate in
  • pit oneself against
  • run for
  • scramble for
  • seek prize
  • take on
  • take part
See also synonyms for: competed / competing
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antonyms for compete

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  • agree
  • give up
  • make peace
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • aid
  • assist
  • forget
  • help
  • let go
  • release
  • support
  • yield
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How to use compete in a sentence

It’s worth noting, of course, that low end of the mug category is ready available at your local 99 cent store, and that’s not likely a space Ember is raring to compete in.
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In this regard, it’s hard for a mere nova to compete with a supernova explosion, which, though rare, releases far more newly produced elements than a nova does.
THE NUMBER OF MILKY WAY NOVA EXPLOSIONS PER YEAR HAS BEEN PINNED DOWNKEN CROSWELLFEBRUARY 12, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
It competes with Robinhood, M1 Finance and other American fintech companies that offer consumers a way to invest in equities with low or zero fees.
ROBINHOOD’S PAIN IS PUBLIC’S GAIN AS VCS RUSH TO GIVE IT MORE MONEYMARY ANN AZEVEDOFEBRUARY 11, 2021TECHCRUNCH
The Hurricane already hosted an open tryout in January where 150 players competed for five open slots on the roster.
THE OWL’S LONDON SPITFIRE ARE HOPING TO GO BIG BY GOING HOMETEDDY AMENABARFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Washington Post, inspired by its owner Jeff Bezos, has built a suite of advertising tools called Zeus Technology to help publishers and advertisers on the open web compete for ad dollars with big tech firms like Google and Facebook.
PUBLISHERS SEE NEW LIFE IN THE OLD OPEN WEBSCOTT ROSENBERGFEBRUARY 9, 2021AXIOS
It would be a bummer and the TV ratings would take a hit if James, who competed through mid-October, opted out, but the show could still go on without him.
FOUR OPTIONS FOR AN NBA ALL-STAR GAME THAT THE STAR PLAYERS DON’T SEEM TO WANTBEN GOLLIVERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There are a couple of competing strategies for how to do it.
HOW TO SEPARATE EGGS WITHOUT THE STRESS OR MESSBECKY KRYSTALFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Section 230 reform will deepen the incumbents’ competitive moats to make it even harder for new entrants to compete.
HOW A DEMOCRATIC PLAN TO REFORM SECTION 230 COULD BACKFIREBOBBIE JOHNSONFEBRUARY 8, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Patrick Ewing has insisted his Georgetown Hoyas are good enough to compete against any team in the nation despite having just five victories this season.
GEORGETOWN CONTINUES TO PLAY WELL BUT FALLS SHORT IN THE END AGAINST VILLANOVAKAREEM COPELANDFEBRUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
However, it seems to have had little impact in the EU thus far, with smaller search engines either unable to afford to compete in the auction or, even when doing so, getting little traction from it.
THE FUTURE OF GOOGLE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR SEARCHPETE ECKERSLEYFEBRUARY 5, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
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