verb (used without object), com·pet·ed, com·pet·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM competecom·pet·er, nouncom·pet·ing·ly, adverbnon·com·pet·ing, adjectiveout·com·pete, verb (used with object), out·com·pet·ed, out·com·pet·ing.
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Ownership and the front office must decide whether to invest in this season knowing that trying to compete will be significantly more difficult without Thompson or pivot toward a rebuilding approach.Klay Thompson was almost back after an ACL tear. Now he’s out again with an Achilles tear.|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The 35-year-old Ariza is no more than a role player at this point of his career, though, so the move amounts to a step backward when it comes to competing in the 2020-21 season.NBA free agency tracker (plus trades): Warriors acquire Kelly Oubre; 76ers trade Al Horford to Thunder|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
That’s the opinion of two competing forces – one from the United States and another from Mexico – that are rethinking the region’s oldest and dirtiest problem, imagining it instead as a moneymaking opportunity.Two Companies See a Golden Opportunity in the Tijuana River’s Brown Waters|MacKenzie Elmer|November 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Avdija played for Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Israeli Basketball Premier League, competed in the EuroLeague and has basketball in his lineage — his father played professionally.Wizards opt for versatility with Israel’s Deni Avdija at No. 9 pick|Ava Wallace|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Rubens couldn’t compete and soon closed his museum and sold the contents to Barnum.When Science Was the Best Show in America - Issue 93: Forerunners|Lee Alan Dugatkin|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
And no amount of fancy lace could ever have competed with the joy of sleep.
Like Hamlin, McGinley is also no stranger to bedazzled spandex, having also competed on a season of Dancing with the Stars.
Before finding resurging relevance on Mad Men, he competed on Dancing with the Stars, as did his wife, Lisa Rinna.
Agren entered the fashion industry at the ripe age of 13, when she competed in the Elite Model Look contest in France.Model Sigrid Agren Gives a Tour of Her Favorite Haunts in Paris|The Fashion Beast Team|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Glory to Ukraine” (shouted by Tartars) competed with “Russia!
I wrote the one here in question, which met with general acceptance; and I do not remember that any one else competed.The Germ|Various
The result was that they competed at terminals, but that each existed as an independent monopoly at intermediate points.The Railroad Builders|John Moody
The fact is, he declaimed in a superior style, and might have competed with the best professional actors.Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete|Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
Here was an obligation in which honour met and competed with politeness: and he must fulfil it though the heavens fell.The Mayor of Troy|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Geoffrey took his pole from Jack Cresswell, who had competed on it without success.Geoffrey Hampstead|Thomas Stinson Jarvis