compete+with

  • 1 compete with — index antagonize, counter, fight (battle), grapple Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 compete with someone for — contend with someone for, vie for, struggle with someone for …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 someone cannot compete (with) — someone/something/cannot compete (with) phrase someone or something can never be as good or successful as someone or something else Companies as small as ours just can’t compete with multinationals. Thesaurus: worsesynonym …

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  • 4 something cannot compete (with) — someone/something/cannot compete (with) phrase someone or something can never be as good or successful as someone or something else Companies as small as ours just can’t compete with multinationals. Thesaurus: worsesynonym …

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  • 5 compete — com‧pete [kəmˈpiːt] verb [intransitive] COMMERCE when one company or country competes with another, it tries to get people to buy its goods or services rather than those available from another company or country: • measures to enable Irish… …

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  • 6 Compete — Com*pete , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Competed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Competing}.] [L. completere, competitum; com + petere to seek. See {Petition}.] To contend emulously; to seek or strive for the same thing, position, or reward for which another is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 compete — com|pete W3S3 [kəmˈpi:t] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(business)¦ 2¦(person)¦ 3¦(in a competition)¦ 4 somebody/something can t compete with somebody/something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1600 1700; : Late Latin; Origin: competere [i] to try (with others) to get , from Latin,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 compete — [[t]kəmpi͟ːt[/t]] ♦♦♦ competes, competing, competed 1) V RECIP When one firm or country competes with another, it tries to get people to buy its own goods in preference to those of the other firm or country. You can also say that two firms or… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 compete */*/*/ — UK [kəmˈpiːt] / US [kəmˈpɪt] verb [intransitive] Word forms compete : present tense I/you/we/they compete he/she/it competes present participle competing past tense competed past participle competed to try to be more successful than other… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 compete — verb ADVERB ▪ effectively, successfully ▪ directly ▪ Their products compete directly with ours. ▪ head to head ▪ The company is prepared to compet …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 compete — verb (I) 1 PERSON/BUSINESS to try to be more successful than another person or organization, especially in business (+ with): They found themselves competing with foreign companies for a share of the market. (+ for): She and her sister are always …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 compete — com|pete [ kəm pit ] verb intransitive *** to try to be more successful than other companies or people in business: We have to compete in a commercial environment. compete with/against: We re too small to compete with a company like that. a. to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 compete — 01. Finland is [competing] with Russia for the gold medal in hockey. 02. He won a major racquetball [competition] in town, and is going to be in the nationals next month. 03. There were about 200 [competitors], but only half of them actually… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 compete — verb 1) they competed in a tennis tournament Syn: take part, participate, play, be a competitor, be involved; enter 2) they had to compete with other firms Syn: contend with, vie with, battle (with), wrangle with …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 compete — /kəm pi:t/ verb ♦ to compete with someone or with a company to try to do better than another person or another company ● We have to compete with cheap imports from the Far East. ● They were competing unsuccessfully with local companies on their… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 16 compete — /kəm pi:t/ verb ♦ to compete with someone or with a company to try to do better than another person or another company ● We have to compete with cheap imports from the Far East. ● They were competing unsuccessfully with local companies on their… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 17 compete*/*/ — [kəmˈpiːt] verb 1) to try to be more successful than other companies or people in business We re too small to compete with a company like that.[/ex] 2) to try to win a competition Her dream was to compete in the Olympics.[/ex] You will be… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 compete — Synonyms and related words: antagonize, approach, attempt, battle, beat against, beat up against, breast the wave, buck, buffet, buffet the waves, challenge, clash, close with, collide, combat, compete with, conflict, contend, contend against,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 with — [[t]wɪð, wɪθ[/t]] ♦ (Pronounced [[t]wɪ̱ð[/t]] for meanings 20 and 21.) 1) PREP If one person is with another, they are together in one place. With her were her son and daughter in law... She is currently staying with her father at his home. 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 compete — verb 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 …

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