Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Children and parents were amoral and competed for the same resources.

They competed with and finally crushed their rivals in Tyre, Corinth and Carthage.

Never—she realized it perfectly—could she have competed in femininity with Guardie's wife.

Three times had they competed, without any of them obtaining the first prize.

It was competed for by over a hundred persons in Great Britain and America.

A rude mosquito entered the idyl and competed for my attention.

The Ford Scholarship is to be competed for before Christmas.

In 1793 he competed for another Greek verse prize, this time unsuccessfully.

You speak bitterly—but then, you've competed with that sort.

American and English works then competed on much the same terms.