compete

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compete /kəmˈpiːt/ verb
competes; competed; competing
compete
/kəmˈpiːt/
verb
competes; competed; competing
Learner's definition of COMPETE
[no object]
: to try to get or win something (such as a prize or reward) that someone else is also trying to win : to try to be better or more successful than someone or something else
: to try to be noticed, accepted, or chosen over something else

can't compete

used to say that one person or thing is much better than another
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