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1. compete

verb. ['kəmˈpiːt'] compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others.

Synonyms

  • match
  • run
  • play
  • go for
  • emulate
  • run off
  • vie
  • try for
  • contend
  • touch
  • equal
  • race

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree
  • disjoin
  • unbalance

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Rhymes with Compete

  • uncomplete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat
  • receipt
  • puneet

Sentences with compete


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They often compete with one another in sports, but then enjoy celebrations with each other at parties.

2. Verb, base form
Schools that are part of the NJCAA can choose at which level a college competition may wish to compete.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Tryptophan and tyrosine compete with each other for access to your brain.

Quotes about compete


1. Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

2. I hope I can compete in one or two Olympics in my career. Of course I would like to win a medal, but just being there would be awesome.
- Patrick Chan

3. When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
- Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

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