"compete" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

compete
[kəmˈpiːt]
verbo intransitivo
1. competir (with con or contra)
  • to compete for a prize -> competir por un premio

compete [kom-pít]
verbo neutro (intransitivo)
1. Competir, participar, contender dos o más sujetos entre sí, aspirar unos y otros con empeño a una misma cosa. (n)
  • To compete with -> competir, rivalizar con
  • To compete for something -> competir por algo, disputarse algo
  • To compete against somebody/something -> competir contra alguien/algo
  • We can’t compete with the big firms -> no podemos competir con las grandes firmas, no podemos hacerle la competencia a las grandes firmas

compete [kəmˈpiːt]
verb:intransitive
(as rivals) competir;against, with con;for por; (take part) tomar parte;in en; presentarse;in a; (Comm) competir; hacer la competencia
there are 50 students competing for six places hay 50 estudiantes compitiendo por seis puestos; there are many firms competing for a share in the market hay muchas empresas compitiendo por una participación en el mercado; his poetry can't compete with Eliot's no se puede comparar su poesía con la de Eliot; I can't compete with that racket no puedo hablar por encima de esa bulla (informal)

Verb Conjugations for "compete" (go to competir)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I compete I competed I will compete
you compete you competed you will compete
he/she competes he/she competed he/she will compete
we compete we competed we will compete
you compete you competed you will compete
they compete they competed they will compete
Complete compete conjugation >
"compete" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

competer
intransitive verb
also:
  • competer a -> to be up to, to be the responsibility of; (incumbir) to come under the jurisdiction of (a una autoridad)

competer [com-pay-terr’]
verb neuter
1. To be one’s due, to have a fair claim to something. (n)

competer
verbo:intransitivo
competer a algn to be the responsibility of sb
le compete castigarlos algo que compete al departamento de relaciones externas la conservación de las carreteras no compete a los ayuntamientos
un tema que compete al Ministerio del Exterior a matter that comes under the jurisdiction of o that is the responsibility of the Foreign Office; es al gobierno a quien compete mantener la seguridad it falls to the government to maintain law and order; it is the government that is responsible for maintaining law and order
a mí ese asunto no me compete
este tema compete exclusivamente al director this subject is the exclusive concern o responsibility of the director
vamos a hablar de algo que compete a los políticos

Verb Conjugations for "competer" (go to competir)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo competo competí competía competería competeré
competes competiste competías competerías competerás
él/ella/Ud. compete competió competía competería competerá
nosotros competemos competimos competíamos competeríamos competeremos
vosotros competéis competisteis competíais competeríais competeréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. competen competieron competían competerían competerán
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