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1 Translation result for competing in Spanish

verb

compete verb

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competed, has competed, is competing, competes
competir, contender, rivalizar

Example sentences of
compete verb

  • Thousands of applicants are competing for the same job.
  • She competed against students from around the country.
  • We are competing with companies that are twice our size.
  • Did you compete in the track meet on Saturday?
  • The radio and the television were both on, competing for our attention.

Synonyms of
compete verb

Detailed synonyms for compete verb

Compete, contend, spar, vie, struggle significan esforzarse para alcanzar dominio o maestría.
  • Compete indica una lucha para vencer o dominar en una actividad en la que hay una rivalidad entre dos o más participantes, y puede a veces connotar un incentivo o aliciente <teams competed for the championship>.
  • Contend recalca la necesidad de lidiar o luchar contra una oposición que tiene las mismas o mayores probabilidades de triunfar <hope contended with despair>.
  • Spar connota el hacer movimientos de boxeo con los puños para práctica o entretenimiento, o el discutir con un espíritu similar <the young men sparred playfully before the game>.
  • Vie implica esforzarse para ganarle a otro, generalmente en una competencia no violenta <four teams are still vying for first prize>.
  • Struggle indica el intentar muy fuertemente de defenderse a uno mismo o de derrotar a alguien o a algo <continued to struggle against the government>.

Reverse translation for competing

competir  - to compete 
contender  - to contend, to compete, to fight 
rivalizar  - to rival, to compete with 
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