compete-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: strive against another or others to attain a goal

It's difficult for a small supermarket to compete against the big supermarkets.
Both girls compete for their father's attention.
Turn the music down. I'm not competing with that noise.
Are you competing in the 100 metres?
The two athletes are competing for the gold medal.

VerbNet: battle-36.4-1
FrameNet: Competition
PropBank: compete.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1