Translation of "compete" - English-Spanish dictionary

compete

verb uk /kəmˈpiːt/ (present participle competing, past tense and past participle competed)

B1 to try to win a competition

competir
She’s competing for a place in next year’s Olympics.

to try to be more successful than someone or something else

competir
It’s difficult for a small supermarket to compete against/with the big supermarkets.

(Translation of “compete” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

compete

verb /kəmˈpiːt/

to try to beat others in a contest, fight etc

competir
We are competing against them in the next round
Are you competing with her for the job?
competition /kompəˈtiʃən/ noun

the act of competing; rivalry

competición
Competition makes children try harder.

people competing for a prize etc

competencia
There’s a lot of competition for this job.

a contest for a prize

competición
Have you entered the tennis competition?
competitive /kəmˈpetətiv/ adjective

(of a person) enjoying competition

competitivo
a competitive child.

(of a price etc ) not expensive, therefore able to compete successfully with the prices etc of rivals.

competitivo
We can offer extremely compatittive prices to our customers.

(of sport etc) organised in such a way as to produce a winner

competitivo
I prefer hill climbing to competitive sports.
competitor /kəmˈpetitə/ noun

a person etc who takes part in a competition; a rival

competidor
All the competitors finished the race.

(Translation of “compete” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)