Today’s word of the day is ‘Compete‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Compete [ kuhm-peet ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The verb comes from the early 17th century.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
Yes, the past form of the word has competed.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Pratiyogita mein bhaag lena
2. Spanish – Competir
3. French – Rivaliser
4. Mandarin – Jìngzhēng
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Section 230 reform will deepen the incumbents’ competitive moats to make it even harder for new entrants to compete.
2. I never wanted to compete with you.
3. We can’t compete with Asia.
4. We must compete with the local stores in price.
5. Many students compete to get into the best universities.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
battle, challenge, clash, contend, contest, face, fight, play, spar, try, vie, wrestle, attempt, bandy, bid, collide, emulate, encounter, essay, fence, grapple, joust, oppose, rival, strive, struggle, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
agree, give up, make peace, retreat, surrender, aid, assist, forget, help, let go, release, support, yield etc
I’m a musician at heart, I know I’m not really a singer. I couldn’t compete with real singers. But I sing because the public buys it.
-Nat King Cole
The Olympics are very different from professional sports in that you are NOT “playing” for a personal salary or endorsements.
You are competing solely to represent and bring honor to the country that sent you.
If you refuse to honor that country, you shouldn’t compete.
— Steven Crowder (@scrowder) July 22, 2021