Translation of competir in English:


to compete, v.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (pugnar, luchar)
    to compete
    competir con algn to compete with sb
    • no pueden competir con las cadenas de supermercados they can't compete with the supermarket chains
    • competir con/contra algn por algo to compete with/against sb for sth
    • competíamos con Rospesa por el contrato we were competing with/against Rospesa for the contract
    • competirán contra rivales europeos por esta copa they will be competing against teams from Europe for this trophy
  • 2

    (estar al mismo nivel)
    competir en algo
    • los dos modelos compiten en calidad y precio the two models rival each other in quality and price