compete with (someone or something)

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compete with (someone or something)

To work or put forth effort against someone or something. How many people am I competing with for this job? Instead of competing with the loud music out here, let's go inside and talk.
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compete with someone or something

to contend against someone, something, or a group; to play in a competition against someone, something, or a group. I can't compete with all this noise. We always compete closely with our crosstown rivals, Adams High School.
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But with Richhill and AFC Silverwood - who finished 16 points clear of the pack - both now in the top flight and no Newry City AFC, Moneyslane or Windmill Stars to compete with it's a far more even affair in the second tier.
More than 10,000,000 Gossard Ultrabras have been sold since it was launched to compete with it's nearest rival, Wonderbra, in 1995.
I adored Don Roos' last film - the fresh and surprising Opposite Of Sex starring Christina Ricci - and, although Bounce is good, it's too predictable to compete with it's predecessor.