compete compete  /kəm ˈpit/


  • (v) compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others



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  1. Bishop Kelly alum Corbin Duer ready to compete at USA Championships

    BOISE -- Bishop Kelly alumnus Corbin Duer will compete in the decathlon at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday and Saturday. Click on the video link above to see all the hard work he has put in to get to this moment, and how he is ready to represent Boise on the national stage. To view on the mobile app, go to the video tab.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KTVB Boise

  2. Davis High Students compete in World Robotics Competition

    Davis High Students compete in World Robotics Competition by Carol Lindsay Special To The Tribune Published Jun 20, 2013 10:58AM MDT Kaysville • Not to be fooled by the team name “Durpy Drooling Zebra’s,” teacher Dane Leifson declared the students in his after-school club are not robot nerds. “They are well-rounded” he said. They have a sense of humor too. When one group ignored the deadline for ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Hawkeye wrestlers compete for spot on Team USA

    From UI Athletics: University of Iowa wrestlers past and present compete this weekend in Stillwater, Okla., for the chance to represent the United States in a pair of international wrestling competitions.   Former Hawkeyes Phil Keddy, Brent Metcalf, and Ryan Morningstar compete in the U.S. World Team Trials on June 21-23 at Gallagher-Iba Arena on [...]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Iowa City Press-Citizen


  1. "I expect us to compete for a championship," Bosh told ESPN. "I think both Dwyane and I, we both wanted an opportunity where right away we would be competing. : We're ready to sacrifice a lot of things in order to do that. It's not about the...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Chris Bosh Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "This nation has never shied away from the prospect of competition. We thrive on competition. And we are better positioned than anybody - as uniquely positioned as ever - to compete with anyone in the world," he said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Rediff

  3. "The teams compete with one another, not only on the playing field, but to attract fans, for gate receipts, and for contracts with managerial and playing personnel. Directly relevant to this case, the teams compete in the market for intellectual...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Lexology (registration)

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