Compete

Definition of Compete

Com`pete´
v. i.1.To contend emulously; to seek or strive for the same thing, position, or reward for which another is striving; to contend in rivalry, as for a prize or in business; as, tradesmen compete with one another.
[imp. & p. p. Competed; p. pr. & vb. n. Competing.]
The rival statesmen, with eyes fixed on America, were all the while competing for European alliances.
- Bancroft.

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