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Definition 1: compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for compete in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of compete ) make an attempt at achieving something

"She tried for the Olympics"

(... is a kind of compete ) participate in games or sport

"We played hockey all afternoon" "play cards" "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"

(... is a kind of compete ) decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff

(... is a kind of compete ) compete in a race

"he is running the Marathon this year" "let's race and see who gets there first"

(... is a kind of compete ) be the rival of, be in competition with

"we are rivaling for first place in the race"

(... is a kind of compete ) compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with

"This artist's drawings cannot emulate his water colors"

(... is a kind of compete ) be equal to in quality or ability

"Nothing can rival cotton for durability" "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues" "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"

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