Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
compete /kəm'pi:t/
  • nội động từ
    • đua tranh, ganh đua, cạnh tranh
      • to compete with someone in talent: đua tài với người nào
      • to compete against other countries in trade: cạnh tranh thương mại với các nước khác
Concise Dictionary
+compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
Thesaurus Dictionary
contend, vie, struggle, strive, conflict, joust, fence; fight, battle, clash, collide:
They are competing to see who will become chairman of the company. These two designs compete with one another for the viewer's attention.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
1 ~ (with / against sb) (for sth) to try to be more successful or better than sb else who is trying to do the same as you: [V] Several companies are competing for the contract. + We can't compete with them on price. + Young children will usually compete for their mother's attention. + Small traders cannot compete in the face of cheap foreign imports. [also V to inf]
2 [V] ~ (in sth) (against sb) to take part in a contest or game: He's hoping to compete in the London marathon.
Collocation Dictionary


effectively, successfully | directly
Their products compete directly with ours.
| internationally, nationally
The price must be right in order to compete internationally.
| fiercely
The big firms are competing fiercely on price.


Small independent bookshops can't compete with the large stores.


He welcomed the chance to compete against professional athletes.
| for
Animals in the wild have to compete for food.
| in
He regularly competes in road races.
| with
We have to compete with several larger companies.

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